3G9A/MM was the callsign used by the 3Y0Z team during their voyage to Bouvet. Cards now being received [tnx PA2LO]
The new “Islands On The Air” website – unlike the old RSGB IOTA website – does not allow readers or users to upload or announce details of any particular island activities they may have planned for future. Previously, registered users could simply complete an activation form and then see their upcoming activity listed along with others. It […]
Recently posted on eHam, Norbert VK5MQ is on his way to the Macquarie Island Antarctic Research Base with the next winter team for one year. He uses an IC-7300 and vertical and is not expected to be QRV until well after the changeover of wintering crews – there’s a bit more on that here QRX […]
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 […]
Heads-up: Your chance to own a signed Bouvet map by ALL 3Y0Z team members will be made available for auction once the DXpedition is over. This is a once in lifetime opportunity to own a priceless memento. QRX for details.
Matthias, DH5CW will be active as DP0GVN from Neumayer III Station, Antarctica (AN-016) from mid-February 2018 to mid-February 2019. QRV on HF bands when time permits. QSL via DL5EBE.
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 […]
NEWS UPDATE — From time to time a second station at RI1ANC may be active. This is a new operator called Zahar. Please be patient with his slow CW, however he is also now active on FT8 mode meaning it’s possible two stations QRV simultaneously from Vostok Base. NOVEMBER 18, 2016 — Alex, RD1AV will […]
Nikolai, RW6ACM is now active as RI1ANA from Molodezhnaya Station, AN-016, Antarctica, until the end of February 2018. QRV on HF; CW, SSB & Digi. QSL via RN1ON, LoTW, Club Log OQRS.
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Nikolai, RW6ACM will be active from Novolazarevskaya Station, Antarctica as RI1ANL, during March 2018 to March 2019. QRV on HF bands CW, SSB & Digital.
Alex, RI1ANO will be active from Bellingshausen Station, King George Island, South Shetlands (AN-010) as RI50ANO from from 1 January 2018 to 31 March 2018. Special callsign to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Bellingshausen Station. QRV spare time on all bands CW, SSB & Digi. A special diploma is planned.
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 […]
NEWS UPDATE – FT3YL is QRT. François is reaching the end of his stay in Adelie Land and will return to France soon. Operating from Adelie Land was really a very hard challenge. He did not have much free time between his job, high winds, rig’s breakdown and solar blackout, to be on the air. […]
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, […]
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.
John, VK3YP has announced planning for a Dxpedition to Macquarie Island (#9 on Club Log most wanted DXCC) in early 2018 with a total of 5 VK operators. More details to follow as we get closer to the date. *Macquarie Island webcam
Tom, OH6VDA informs DX-World that he is going to Longyearbyen, Svalbard on a holiday trip, and propagation permitting will operate as JW6VDA on SSB only. No big expedition, holiday style operation. QSL info on qrz.com.
Alex, UA1OJL will be active from Bellinghausen station, King George Island, South Shetlands (AN-010) as RI1ANO from April 2017 to March 2018. QRV spare time on all bands CW, SSB & Digi. QSL via RN1ON, direct or bureau; OQRS on Club Log.