2015 Russian Arctic Coast Expedition

Following NEWS from: http://www.dx-world.net/2015-russian-arctic-coast-expedition/

Aboard the Icebreaker MSV Mikhail Somov is world traveller Vladimir Bykov, UA4WHX.

As the ship sails along the Arctic Northern Sea Route (Northeast Passage within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Russian Federation), and as part of her 2015 Russian Arctic Coast Expedition, from time to time, Vlad will be active with the following callsigns:

Trips to the islands will be carried out by helicopter.

Updates will appear under each callsign on QRZ.com and here on DX-World.net

Ida Rambow

DL6MLA/MM OM Karl on 17 August on board M/V IDA RAMBOW for 2 weeks

Dear Sparks,

like promised R/O Karl Schmidt DL6MLA will be qrv on board  M/V Ida Rambow/DFHR2 for 14 days. He will sail for two round trips from Rotterdam to several ports in Baltic Sea via Kiel Canal. Karl hopes for some QSOs with us.

Some ships details:

Port of registry: HAMBURG
Callsign: DFHR2
IMO Number: 93 54 478
Build Year: 2007
LOA: 149,14
BM: 22,50
Max Draft: 8,71
NT: 7284
GT: 11662
Dwat: 13740
Enginepower (kW): 8286
Servicespeed: 18,0
Capacity Teu: 1008

Link for watching:

Some pictures
OM Karl on the air on 2007 year from M/V Conger
M/V IDA RAMBOW at the anchor

The Sea Has Many Voices (1979) UK GPO Post Office Information Film

Dear Sparks,

on the facebook page of Historical Maritime Radio I found this very interesting youtube clip…really excellent to switch back for some minutes in the Radio Golden Age.

Enjoy the video,