Bouvet Island (Wikipedia)
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DXpedition Bouvet Island active and on-the-air - Every
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DXpedition to Bouvet Island - 3Y0I POSTPONED -
Track 3Y0I to Bouvet
No information is
currently available as to a 3Y0I online log or the
preferred QSL request route for the 3Y0I DXpedition.
No, we do NOT yet know if they will be using
You can track the
progress of the 3Y0I DXpedition vessel while
underway via several links here: 3Y0I tracking site here...
While underway to
Bouvet they will be active as maritime mobile with
the call sign: E51DOM/MM
3Y0I dates of operation will be
announced once the team is underway from South
Africa to Bouvet.
UPDATE APRIL 2, 2019 - From the official 3Y0I
website, a statement by the ship's Captain:
UPDATE April 2, 2019 - M/V
Atlantic Tuna has made safe return to Cape Town with
all hands safe. The 3Y0I team will have a further
Events began to unfold late yesterday and some of the suspense played out on 40 meters last night. I will have a further update soon.
OFFICIAL 3Y0I Announcement here:
photo courtesy of 3Y0I / Rebel DX Group
NEWS UPDATE MARCH 21, 2019 : First news since getting underway ... Dom (3Z9DX) had a brief sat-phone conversion with Stan (SP8S) yesterday. Their vessel is making about 6 to 7 knots and is now in the "Roaring Forties" and is being battered with seas from 8 to 10 meters high ... you can read the complete news release here:
3Y0I NEWS UPDATE MARCH 19, 2019: It has begun. At about 0600 UTC March 19, 2019 the 3Y0I DXpedition team departed South Africa for Bouvet aboard the Atlantic Tuna. Track 3Y0I progress here:
As N0UN posted, "A fair wind and following sea my Rebel Brothers"
3Y0I NEWS UPDATE MARCH 7, 2019 : DXpedition team members are being asked to return to South Africa / Capetown to finalize vessel preparations! Here's a link to their FB page where the full announcement is posted...
3Y0I NEWS UPDATE FEB 20, 2019 : The Rebel DX'ers are now reporting that sea trials for the expedition vessel "Atlantic Tuna" will be taking place very soon. The ship has been re-outfitted and must pass this inspection before they can get underway to Bouvet. Once this task is completed they will then announce a targeted departure date. Here's a link to the Rebel DX team announcement...
3Y0I NEWS UPDATE Jan 2, 2019: The 3Y0I DXpedition team has identified the "Atlantic Tuna" as the vessel that will make the trip to Bouvet Island. Details here...
The DX Rebel / 3Y0I team is reported to still be in South Africa and are pre-assembling some of the antenna's in the ship's cargo hold. Speculation and rumors about the departure date, landing plans, QRV date, etc., are widespread. ONLY trust "official" sources of information - available at the 3Y0I DXpedition websites linked on the left hand upper side of this page!
The Rebel DX Group (the DXpedition's organizer) is understandably excited but are keeping their cards close. As with all major DXpeditions, funding is a never ending challenge and donations from individual hams will play an important role. Many of us are supporting this team's effort and you can help too!
- Dec 20 2018 : The DX
Rebel / 3Y0I team has just made an announcement
regarding the completion of training, logistics
and the upcoming attempt to activate Bouvet. Read
the complete news release here...
many wild rumors floating around in the ether about
this DXpedition so please verify what you see or
hear by checking with the "Official" 3Y0I sources
Read about previous
DXpeditions to Bouvet Island here.
If you have
comments, questions, QSO reports or info to share
regarding this DX station please email me at: wb9lur@CallingDX.com
73 de Randy
- Somalia - Jan 3-16, 2018 - QRT
Others may be added as they are announced!
For 3Y0I QSL
Info and the 3Y0I online log - see links above!
E51DOM/MM will be active while underway to Bouvet Island...
Bouvetøya Island or Bouvet Island Expedition?
3YOI DXpedition or 3Y0I ... or 3YØI ?
73 de WB9LUR / Randy
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