Video by EY8MM taken onboard the M/V Betanzos as the 3Y0Z team sailed to Bouvet. Sadly, the expedition was aborted.
NEWS UPDATE — The 3Y0I Bouvet Island DXpedition team this week publicly invited the members of the ill-fated 3Y0Z team to join forces as part of “rebooted preparations” for the venture, but 3Y0Z team co-leader Bob Allphin, K4UEE, told ARRL that his group has other plans. Dates for the 3Y0I DXpedition, meanwhile, remain up in […]
Major DXpedition to Bouvet Island is upcoming. 2nd most wanted DXCC entity. The team leave homes on January 9th heading to Punta Arenas, Chile. DX-World can now reveal the team will be signing 3G9A/MM en route to Bouvet aboard the MV Betanzos. It’s a long voyage from King George Island, South Shetlands to Bouvet, so […]
FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION — NCDXF announces major grant of $100,000 to the 3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition The Northern California DX Foundation is pleased to announce a contribution of $100,000 to the 3YØZ Bouvet Island DXpedition planned for January 2018. Bouvet is #2 on the ClubLog Most Wanted List. This is the largest contribution in the […]
MARCH 5 — The 3YØZ team members are safely home. We have been home about two weeks now, after 31 days aboard our vessel M/V Betanzos. We have been to Bouvet Island, and as a result, we have a better appreciation for the challenges we face. It is a dark, dismal and dangerous place. Yet, […]
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.
The callsign 3Y0I has recently been added to the QRZ.com database. It has been granted to Dom, 3Z9DX who informs he also has landing permission. Earlier this week an update regarding 3Y0G was put out. Note: A message posted on eHam suggests 3 ops are sought to join 3Z9DX.
NEWS UPDATE — The Bouvet Island DXpedition team (3Y0Z), is pleased to make an important announcement about our transportation plans to Bouvet Island. From the beginning, we have worked with Nigel Jolly to secure safe, reliable, and affordable transportation to Bouvet. We both have struggled with the costs involved in getting Nigel’s ship and a […]
Three proven and experienced DXpedition leaders and a large team of operators will activate the DXCC number #2 most wanted DXCC entity in late 2017 or early 2018. Ralph K0IR, Bob K4UEE and Erling LA6VM have been working on this project since returning from Peter I (3Y0X) some 10 years ago. We are making this […]