The Cheese Shop Frisbee travels the world – Here it is making an appearance at McMurdo for 10 days only! Next stop on the 2014 Antarctica Tour is the Ross Ice Shelf for a three-week special engagement at Yesterday Camp. We’re grateful to John, son Phil, and grandson John for over four decades of tasty sandwiches and other treats served … Read More
Sensors in the Hole!
Got the first two seismic stations installed today! Only 32 more to go! Dr. Flick waiting at the shuttle stop with the team for transport to Willy Field. ‘Nuff said… Team waiting in the Willy Field First Class transit lounge for cargo manifest problems to be resolved. Baggage and cargo handling is done with snow-machine. Cargo and … Read More
McMurdo is Warm!!
Official temperature at MacTown is 14 degrees F today with one of the thermometers at Derelict Junction shuttle stop reading about 28 degrees this morning! It’s warm here, so come on down!
Ham Radio Public Outreach KC4USV McMurdo
Worked about 180 stations so far from the McMurdo hamshack, which is the checkered shipping container box in the photo. We have been spreading the word about out RIS seismic work via contacts from Japan to Argentina, Australia, Italy, England, Costa Rica, New Zealand, Canada, Mexico, and Russia and dozens of states and provinces! Radio propagation has been good using … Read More
Cracks in the sea ice from 39,000 ft about 1.5 hours north of McMurdo. LC-17 Globemaster after landing at Pegasus Field with Mt Erebus in the right background. Co-Principal Investigator Dr Peter Gerstoft is enjoying the mild weather!