Storm delays Bouvet Island DXpedition

| March 29, 2019

The much-anticipated 3Y0I Bouvet Island DXpedition has run into difficulties before having a chance to approach the island.

Winds as high as 170km/h, that’s 105 mph, caused damage to their ship, the MV Atlantic Tuna, which is now heading back to Cape Town for assessment and repairs.

The team is stressing that this setback represents a postponement, not a cancellation.

Despite losing both antennas in the storm, E51DOM/mm is now back on the air and giving a taste of what signals from Bouvet could—and will—be like

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