The EUDXF is happy to announce they will support the new adventure by the Perseverance DX Group to South Orkney Island scheduled for February – March 2020. The Clublog Most Wanted ranking for VP8O South Orkney based on Europe is #16 mixed mode.
The team will be QRV from Signy Island on 10-160 meters, SSB, CW, RTTY and FT8. Located at 60 degrees south / 45 degrees west, we expect temperatures to hover around freezing most of the time, with constantly changing conditions of wind, rain, snow and occasional sunshine.
A team of experienced DX and Contest operators will operate from Signy Island for up to 15 days. The team includes: Dave K3EL, Les W2LK, Steve W1SRD, Ricardo PY2PT, Gene K5GS, Arliss W7XU, Heye DJ9RR, Laci HA0NAR, Mike WA6O, Vadym UT6UD, Walt N6XG and Rob N7QT. The team will sail from Punta Arenas, Chile aboard RV Braveheart. Seven operating positions are planned for 160-10 meters, SSB/CW/Digital.
The Perseverance DX Group was also responsible for the recent very succesfull DXpedition VP6D DXpedition to Ducie Island.
Additional information on the teams website: https://sorkney.com/