VP8ADE 28 MHz Beacon - Rothera Base

The VP8ADE beacon is  fully operational.

The base  has a 10m beacon which operates on 28.285MHz and is located in the Operations Tower at the British Antarctic Survey base at Rothera,  Adelaide Island.

It is in continuous operation and has an output of 10W into a homemade vertical antenna mounted on the side of the Operations Tower.

The outgoing CW message has recently been lengthened to include more information.

Please note that the base does not accept any qsl cards for the beacon.