• Bouvet Island issued licences

    licenses are valid as of 25 January 2017: 3Y0G Granted to ON4WW, valid from 1 January 2017 to 30 April 2017. 3Y0Z Granted to LA6VM, valid from 1 December 2017 to 30 April 2018. 3Y0H Granted to RA9USU, valid from 1 January 2018 to 28 February 2018.
  • 3Y0G Bouvet Island

    International Team of Radio Amateurs planning to be active from Bouvet Island, IOTA AN - 002 in February 2017 as 3Y0G. More information will be available soon. Owner of 3Y0G call sign is Mark ON4WW. DXCC Country - Bouvet Island 3Y. WAZ Zone - CQ 38.
  • Bouvet Island’s World Cup qualification chances receive welcome boost

    FIFA’s decision to increase the World Cup to 48 teams from 2026 has been enthusiastically received by the Bouvet Island Football Association and several other uninhabited atolls. While critics have suggested that the new format will devalue places in ...
  • Bouvet Island DXpedition 2017

    NEWS UPDATE – Many will know that a planned expedition to Bouvet by 3Z9DX and others has, for the moment, been put on hold. While DX-World initially broke the news (below) about “strong rumours” of a Bouvet activity in 2017, we have since remained ...
  • Bouvet Island DXpedition Team Secures Landing Permit

    The Bouvet Island DXpedition team has announced that its permit to land on Bouvet Island for a DXpedition has been updated, revised, and approved by the Norsk Polar Institute. The 3Y0Z call sign will hit the airwaves in early 2018. Bouvet is the second ...
  • Bouvet Island – 3Y0Z

    “You are likely aware that three of us; Bob, K4UEE, Erling, LA6VM and Ralph, KØIR have begun work on a DXpedition to Bouvet in early 2018. We have transportation assured by Nigel Jolly, who is planning on using a larger vessel than the Braveheart to ...
  • Check out: The Abandoned Boat of Bouvet Island

    Bouvet Island lies in the furthest reaches of the storm-wracked Southern Ocean, far south even of the Roaring Forties. It is a speck of ice in the middle of a freezing fastness: a few square miles of uninhabited volcanic basalt groaning under several ...
  • The Boat in the Middle of Nowhere

    If there is a middle of nowhere, it is Bouvet Island, a 19 square mile piece of land in the ... Why was a boat anywhere near the area — quite literally, in the middle of nowhere? Who was on the boat? How did they get there — over a thousand miles ...
  • The Mystery Boat of Bouvet Island

    Bouvet Island is 1,700 kilometers from Antarctica, and further away from anywhere else. The island is a volcano covered with a glacier. The few expeditions to explore it were many years apart, and some of those explorers never set foot on Bouvet Island ...
  • Bouvet Island

    Bouvet Island is located at 54°26S 3°24E / 54.433°S 3.4°E / -54.433; 3.4. It is 49 km2 (19 sq mi) in area, 93% of which is covered by glaciers, which block the south and east coasts.[4] A number of rocks and very small satellite islands lie offshore ...