JARE (Japanese Antarctica Research Expedition)
QSO on Feb.2012-Jan.2013, Feb.2014-Jan.2015 and Feb.2017-Jan.2018...via JA bureau toJ.A.R.L. or direct to JG2MLI
With the exception of above ...via JA bureau or direct toJ.A.R.L.
We sent our QSL-cards(2015) via the bureau at March 2015 already.
8J1RL is one of amateur radio club station of The Japan Amateur Radio League (JARL), located at the Japanese research station "SHOWA" in Antarctica, and operators are member of The Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition team (JARE).
SYOWA station was founded on January 1957.
JARL was licensed as specially call "8J1RL" in 1965.
7th JARE (JARE7) started on the air by 8J1RL in 1966.
Now, 8J1RL has been operating through the year by JARE wintering members.
Wintering members are change every year in February, so we issue different beautiful QSL cards annually.
Ourfriends! Please call 8J1RL if you are hearing!! And please say HELLO and SAYONARA hi hi.
We hope to contact you soon, 73 . .
TIME ZONE UTC +3
CQ ZONE 39
ITU ZONE 67
IOTA AN-015 (Various Queen Maud Land (Prince Harald etc) group)
"JARE58" 2017 Feb. - 2018 Jan. : Yath YOSHIKAWA(JG2MLI)
"JARE55" 2014 Feb. - 2015 Jan. : Yath YOSHIKAWA(JG2MLI), Takashi IMAIZUMI(JH1TOF)
"JARE53" 2012 Feb. - 2013 Jan. : Yath YOSHIKAWA(JG2MLI)
"JARE52" 2011 Feb. - 2012 Jan. : Takumi KONDO(JG3PLH) come back again
"JARE51" 2010 Feb. - 2011 Jan. : Yusuke OTANI"TANI"(JE5XYT)
"JARE50" 2009 Feb. - 2010 Jan. : Kouji HATANAKA (JH8JLE)
"JARE49" 2008 Jan. - 2009 Feb. : Takumi KONDO(JG3PLH), Tetsuya NOGUCHI"GUCCII" (JF2ERE)
...and many operators.
Webcam on Syowa Station upload every minute,
More information, please check JARL web,http://www.jarl.or.jp/Japanese/2_Joho/2-6_stations/8j1rl/8j1rl-index.html
or 8J1RL blog,http://cq8j1rl.exbog.jp
(Language is Japanese, but photograph is international, hi.)