Two radio amateurs will be part of the over wintering team and will be active on Marion Island from May 2013 to April 2014.
ZS8C Carson (ZR6CWI) has been appointed as the Space Weather Engineer and is employed for the next year by the SA National Space Agency (SANSA). ZS8Z David (ZS1BCE) has finally been appointed as the radio technician. His appointment was delayed due to a clerical error.
Important info: Expected modes will mainly be SSB and digital modes, They may only use the existing commercial broadband HF antenna, and their QSL Manager is ZS1HF. More info will be posted on their respective qrz.com sites once they have been created. We expect this info to be made available within the next 2 weeks.
All enquiries via ZS1HF at this stage.