Thursday, December 12, 2019

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"...

RI20ANT – South Shetland Islands

Alexander, RW3RN and Oleg, UA3HK (ZS1OIN) will be active as RI20ANT from Bellingshausen Station, King George Island, South Shetland Islands between December 17-31, 2013. Main activity on 20m, CW & SSB. QSL via RW3RN. RI20ANT video

VE8RST – Northwest Territories, Canada

Garth VE8NSD will be active from Hay River, NT as VE8RST during January 1 to February 28, 2020. QRV on HF bands. QSL via K7ICE. ...

IOTA Contest 2019

Bookmark ADXO for regularly updated participants in this years' IOTA contest. Keep an eye on the IOTA page of DX-World too.

2015 Russian Arctic Coast Expedition by UA4WHX

NEWS UPDATE - First batch of QSLs are now being received, mainly in Russia so far. Below is a sneak preview of what you can expect. Click "more" to refresh your memory of this most...

[QRT] FT4XU – Kerguelen Island

UPDATE - FT4XU is now QRT. He starts the 30km walk back to the main base then to the boat a few days later. December 17, 2015 - Nicolas's QSL manager (F1ULQ) confirms that FT4XU has recently been QRV. He's...

[On Hold] Bouvet Island DXpedition 2017

NEWS UPDATE - Many will know that a planned expedition to Bouvet by 3Z9DX and others has, for the moment, been put on hold. While DX-World initially broke the news (below) about "strong rumours"...

KC4USV – McMurdo Station, Antarctica

Nathaniel, W2NAF is currently at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, and primarily active as KC4USV until December 30, 2014. (He may sometimes use KC4/W2NAF.) He reports that each year the residents of McMurdo Station celebrate Christmas by...

Fantastic drone footage of South Georgia (VP8/SG)

It's slow DX news season so here's an excellent video - Grytviken Whaling Station Drone Footage - South Georgia Island.

Proposed additions to the IOTA list

IOTA Programme Structure A.4.2 in the 2018 Directory provides for a review of the list of valid island groups to take place every five years. The last such occasion took place in June 2014...

EM1UA & EM1U – Galindez Island, AN-006

Roman, UT7UA is currently en-route to the Antarctic Vernadsky Research Base located on Galindez Island (Biscoe Islands AN-006) and is expected to soon be active from there as EM1UA and/or EM1U. QRV on HF bands....

A tour of KC4USV, McMurdo Station, Antarctica

A tour of the McMurdo Station amateur radio station, KC4USV by Nathaniel, W2NAF.