Bouvet Island 1990


South Atlantic


Bouvet Island is located at 54 Degrees 25 Minutes South and 3 Degrees 21 Minutes East in the Mid-South Atlantic, South-Southeast of the Cape of Good Hope. The island is mostly covered by ice and steep cliffs. The expedtion lamded on the West Coast of the island which is the only safe place for camp at about 50 meters above sea level.

The operators were: LA1EE, LA2GV, JF1IST, F2CW, HB9AHL plus two scientists, a 2 man film team, a 2 man helicopter crew and a camp assistant. In 16 days the operators made almost 50, 000 QSOs on CW, SSB, and RTTY on 160 through 10 meters.


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