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Antarctic and Subantarctic expedition videos.

Mehdi, F5PFP, has put together a great list of Antarctic and Subantarctic expeditions videos available on the Web.

Check them out:
3Y0PI : Cape Eva Camp - Peter I Island
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYRy94cFK4M

FB8AX : Port Martin - Antarctica
(From 3minutes 50 seconds to 26mn 50s in french language)
http://www.canalu.mobi/video/cerimes/antarctique.9055

FT5XO : Port Jeanne d'Arc - Big Island of Kerguelen
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXJgL8ukIuA

FT5YJ: Port Charcot - Wandel Island, Antarctica
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poMxAnKhzwM

LU/FT5YJ : Almirante Brown - Antarctica
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPQYa25hC20

VK0IR : ANARE Station - Heard Island
https://vimeo.com/121445124

VP8DLM: Base O -Danco Island Antarctica
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ONE3psnJG4

VP8GEO: Husvik Whaling Station - Big island of South Georgia
https://vimeo.com/121317595

VP8ORK: Waterpipe Refuge - Signy Island, South Orkney
https://vimeo.com/121222178

VP8SSI : Corbeta Uruguay Station & Teniente Esquivel Refuge - South
Sandwich Islands
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d5B2oo9-Sjw

VP8THU: Corbeta Uruguay - South Sandwich Islands
https://vimeo.com/121317593

ZL9CI : Campbell Island Station
https://vimeo.com/121857792

OPDX

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Comment:
If you've ever wanted to go on a dangerous, yet fulfilling DXpedition, but couldn't afford the cost, then these expertly produced videos of recent Antarctic and Subantarctic DXpeditions will make you feel part of the expedition team.  I can't believe how severe the weather was in most of these isolated, forbidden islands where freezing rain, snow, and howling winds are the norm.  My heart goes out to those brave enough to enter these frozen worlds and provide us with signals from the ends of the Earth.

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