NEWS UPDATE – The team is soon ready to depart for Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Due to health reasons, RA0ZJ is unable to join the team. Dates of activity have been changed slightly and can be found in the Plans page; the shipping company promises to arrive the island early July.

JANUARY 26, 2017 – RI0Z website now available http://www.ri0z.com/en/

In the period July-August of 2017, a group of Amateur radio operators is preparing an expedition to the Commander Islands group AS-039.

Commander Islands — an archipelago of four Islands in the South-Western part of the Bering sea of the Pacific ocean. The administrative part of the Aleut district of the Kamchatka Krai of Russia. The island is named after who discovered them in 1741, Explorer commander Vitus Bering.

In the team’s plans included visiting the most remote Islands – Mednyj (Copper). Island remote from the American Aleutian Islands at a distance of 190 miles. [LINK]