Modern Day Hams

Modern Day Hams

Antarctic hams have met the space age. While the thrill of hearing a loved one’s voice in the United States long ago vanished due to the ability of placing direct phone calls, Antarctic hams still get excited about opportunities to talk to members on the...
Past Connections

Past Connections

Madey Ridge, located in Antarctica’s Pensacola Mountains near the Ronne Ice Shelf, is named for a teenager who played a critical role in the lives of hundreds of Antarctic pioneers. Today, ask any number of retired Navy Seabees if they remember a Jules Madey and...
Modern Day Hams

Modern Day Hams

Antarctic hams have met the space age. While the thrill of hearing a loved one’s voice in the United States long ago vanished due to the ability of placing direct phone calls, Antarctic hams still get excited about opportunities to talk to members on the...
Past Connections

Past Connections

Madey Ridge, located in Antarctica’s Pensacola Mountains near the Ronne Ice Shelf, is named for a teenager who played a critical role in the lives of hundreds of Antarctic pioneers. Today, ask any number of retired Navy Seabees if they remember a Jules Madey and...
Prepping for Science

Prepping for Science

Ben Bachelder braves Antarctic storms, high altitudes and persnickety stoves in the support of science. He tells the tale of setting up camp in the middle of East Antarctica, an area of high scientific interest and a useful place if you want to shed a few pounds as...
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