Tuesday, February 25, 2020

QSL card preview – VP8SGI

Co-leader, N6PSE, informs the VP8SGI cards are now being printed. Earlier in the week we previewed the VP8STI QSL card.

[ABORTED] E51DOM/MM – Voyage to Bouvet

**THE DEDICATED 3Y0I POST IS STILL ACTIVE AS WE TRACK THE ATLANTIC TUNA BACK TO CAPE TOWN**  MARCH 27 @ 13:30Z On March 26, 2019, the vessel had been approaching a cyclonal storm wandering nearby Bouvet...

RI59ANT – South Shetland Islands

Alexander, RX0QM is a member of the 59th Russian Antarctic Expedition. Approx March 10th he will replace current operator Oleg, RI1ANU at Bellingshausen station on King George Island, South Shetlands (AN-010), and be active on...

VK0HZ – Davis Station, Antarctica

Matt, VK5HZ informs that during the 2018-2019 Summer and 2019 Antarctic winter he will be working at Davis Station. Davis is situated within Princess Elizabeth Land, East Antarctica, in the Australian Antarctic Teritory. 68°...

QSL card preview – VK0GB

With thanks to QSL manager, Mehdi F5PFP Note: Casey Base Slideshow Note II: VK0GB post with audio recording

3Y0G not happening anytime soon.

Marc, ON4WW says: The 3Y0G callsign was assigned to me two years ago by the Norwegian Communications Agency. I have no intentions to activate Bouvet this season, contrary to what some sources indicate.

JW100PUT – Svalbard

Members of Amateur Radio Club SP3PET will be active as JW100PUT from Petuniabukta, Spitsbergen (EU-026) to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Academic Ham Radio Club of the Poznan University of Technology between July 18-31st....

Video – VP8SGI DXpedition

VP8SGI DXpedition video by the Intrepid DX Team. The VP8STI video can found here. Over 137,000 QSOs combined were made from both DXpeditions.

VK0DB – Davis Base, Antarctica

Bob, VK0DB, working for the Australian Antarctic Division, is located at Davis Base, Princess Elizabeth Land, Antarctica. He has been briefly active since arriving there earlier this year, but now plans to be "busy on air"...

FT5XT – Kerguelen

FLASH NEWS - FT5XT Gildas will be QRV today (Saturday 23/01/2016) from Kerguelen on 14 Mhz (14170) or 21 Mhz (21260) +or-10 khz. November 4, 2015 -- Gildas, TU5KG, informs DX-World that for a period...

OP0LE – Princess Elisabeth Station, Antarctica

Following info is provided by ON5NT. OP0LE was QRV last Saturday between 20:45 and 22:45UTC in CW on 10106 and 7007. QSL via ON7TK. Worked them on both bands. OP0LE was/is the initial licensed call...

RI1ANB – South Shetland Islands

Alexander, RX0QM is now active as RI1ANB from Bellingshausen Base, King George Island, South Shetland Islands, AN-010. QRV on HF bands when time permits. QSL via EW4DX.

8S8ODEN – Arctic Ocean

Lars, SA2LLL (ex-DL1LLL) informs: This summer's research expedition with the icebreaker Oden is called Arctic Ocean 2018 and is conducted in collaboration with the United States' National Science Foundation. The main theme for the research...

RI1ANR – Novolazarevskaya Base, Antarctica

Oleg ZS1ANF, Slava RD3MX and Alex UA1PAW will be stationed at the Novolazarevskaya Base, Queen Maud Land, Antarctica between November 2014 to March 2015. They plan activity on 160-10m, CW/SSB. QSL via RK1PWA. FIRST FOR DX NEWS...

An appeal from the VP8STI and VP8SGI Team

The activations of South Sandwich and South Georgia Islands as VP8STI and VP8SGI in January-February 2016 are the next major Dxpeditions to take place. The decision to activate VP8-South Sandwich and VP8-South Georgia was...

3Y0F – Bouvet

UPDATE: Have offer from Nigel Jolly (vessel "Braveheart") of shipping to and from Bouvet in January-February 2018 on his second vessel "Claymore II" August 13, 2015 --- Press Release #2 by UN7PCZ /3Y0F I receive...

Video – RI0C, Iony Island AS-069

Hello to all! RI0C video is avaliable (while only in Russian): http://www.iony2017.com/video P.S. We have started sending QSL of all three islands: RI0C (AS-069), R24RRC (AS-114 and AS-044). How to request QSL please see here: http://www.iony2017.com/contacts...

Bouvet update by ON4WW

Before sending out a press release, I wanted to share the following with those fellow hams who generously pledged to financially support the Bouvet Island "one-man three-month concept". After press release #3, I was optimistic...

DP1POL – Neumayer Station III, Antarctica

Felix, DL5XL will once again be active from Antarctica using callsign DP1POL. QTH is the German research base "Neumayer III" in Grid Locator IB59UH, IOTA AN-016. Activity is from January-February 2020 on HF bands, mainly...