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VP8SGI Expedition – VP8STI DX Expedition,

1. February 2016 Leave a comment

The South Sandwich Islands are a cold and inhospitable place. At 59 degrees south, Southern Thule Island is one of the most remote places on Earth.

Southern Thule is closer to the polar circle and the South Pole than either Bouvet Island or Heard Island. To get there, we will voyage the Drake Passage and brave strong winds and high seas.

The Intrepid-DX Group is proud to announce a major ham radio expedition to two rare entities in January-February 2016. South Sandwich Island and South Georgia Island are two of the most remote places on Earth. This DXpedition is made possible by the generous financial support of the global DX Community. [more…]

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VP8STI & VP8SGI – South Sandwich and South Georgia

30. January 2016 Leave a comment

January 30 – Chief Pilot EA5RM informs that VP8SGI is running with five stations at the same time. Good reports are coming from EU and NA after first operation day. They are going to keep the five stations on the air as much as possible.
Biggest problem for them today are the out of turn calls coming especially from EU and NA, so please, lets help them to run the pile-up. Tonight they will be QRV on 160 meters outside CQWW Contest. Later today we expect to have first log upload and first pictures from Husvik bay.[more…]

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