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Monday, January 27, 2014

New Antarctic base to go on-the-air

Lee, DS4NMJ, and a scientific team were expected to leave on January 25th, for the new Jang Bogo Korean research station currently under construction at Terra Nova Bay, Northern Victoria Land, Antarctica.
The base will be in the Ross Dependency and near the Italian Zucchelli
Station and is scheduled to open February 12th. The team, aboard the ice breaker Araon, is planning to be at Jang Bogo by early February.
Look for activity by Lee as D8A sometime in mid-February. Lee says that he will be at Jang Bogo until January 31st, 2015.
Activity will be on 160-10 meters using mostly CW with some SSB and RTTY as well.
QSL via HL2F

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