27 years old Eng. Sarabjeet Singh Chhabra (Sunny), is actually at Cape Town waiting the flight to Novo Runway (WAP MNB-Ø6) and from there, to Maitri Base (WAP IND-Ø3). Sunny will be down South for about a year as part of the 42nd Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica.
VU2CUW has been assigned to Maitri Station, (pic below) . When there, he is going to use a just issued special callsign AT42I ( Alpha Tango 42 India) in his spare time, when he’s free from his normaly duty at the Base.
Sunny thanks VU2MUE Sandeep Baruah from Vigyan Prasar for the 2 rigs to be used in Antarctica and VU3BPZ, Antarctic veteran and good friend that has always been a guidance for his Antarctica journey
QSL manager for AT42I will be VU2CRS:
Ranjit Singh Chhabra, 110/8 Saraswati Sugarmill Colony,
Yamunanagar, Haryana 135001, India