Antarctic radio ham now online

Paride, IZ3SUS, is currently active as IA/IZ3SUS from Concordia Dome 'C' (WAP MNB-03), a French-Italian Multi-national Base on the Antarctic Plateau.

RTX is a Rhode & Schwartz XK2100L, 150 W HF transceiver with a frequency range 1.5 MHz to 30 MHz operated remotely via an integrated multi standard serial interface, managed from the Radio room.

Paride has registered an IRC channel on Freenode so that is now possible to chat with him when he is available even at the Radio Room or when working. To get connected you just have to follow a simple procedure:

  1. Go to
  2. Select a nickname (suggested to use your callsign) and type it on the window.
  3. On "Channel" site type: ##antarctica (with two ##)
  4. Insert the security code and click on "Connect"

When Paride is on (his id is "pl"), you can chat, talk about skeds, just say Hello or whatsoever else.

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