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An international team of radio amateurs and scientists travels by schooner to remote and barren Howland Island and is stranded for a week due to high surf. A planned 9 day visit was extended to 15 days. Howland Island is best known as the destination of the ill fated final flight of Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan and is located near the intersection of the equator...
Amateur Radio operators are prohibited from performing Dxpeditions in the Archipelago of São Peter & St Paul (PY0S).
The archipelago consists of a set of rocky islands located in the northern hemisphere, on the Mid Atlantic ridge (00 ° 55.01 'N and 029 º 20, 76 'W, about 1100 km from the city of Natal - Rio Grande do Norte and 520 km from the archipelago of Fernando de Noronha - PE).
Belgian radio enthusiasts have succeeding in their attempt to broadcast from the remote North Atlantic islet of Rockall.
The volcanic rock is 100ft wide and 70ft high and a 250-mile boat trip from Stornoway on the Western Isles.
The group had been trying to get onto Rockall for much of the week but were defeated by high winds and huge seas.
Two made it onto the rock on Saturday and were...
Equipment was set up and the station checked out fully operational on August 1st, with its first QSO of the DXpedition logged at 5PM on Easter Island for CE0Y/I2DMI. Operator Francesco will be operating 40,20,17,15,12 and 10 meters. You may find the station on 80 meters as well, provided enough room is available to accommodate an 80 meter dipole.
Operation of CE0Y/I2DMI is slated to continue...
1983 German DXpedition to Spratly Islands.
DJ3NG along with his friends was on his way to Spratly DX Pedition. A night before arriving at Spratly, his boat was attacked and sunken by Vietnamese gunships. DJ6SI fortunately survived and issued this QSL to mourn DJ3NG, DJ4EI, and others killed by this incident.
A short story of the long DX "Horror" journey to Spratley Islands
Read here (PDF file)