The German Research Icebreaker Polarstern with the Call DPØPOL/MM (Op: Andreas, DL3LRM) will be active again in November/December 2021, still on time to join the 60th Anniversary of the Antarctic Treaty Signature. DPØPOL/MM will be WAP-317 and the chasers will get a nice oportunity to collect another brand new WAP reference
So far, the following references has already been given to the Stations who have got the special callsign by the authorities in their Countries:
Germany DR6ØANT WAP-314
Austria OE6ØANT WAP-315
Germany DQ6ØANT WAP-316
Germany DPØPOL/MM WAP-317
Other Countries, like Bulgaria, Chile, Italy, UK, USA and Russia have promised to join the event and are actually planning the request for a special callsign.
As soon as we have more info, we will issue to each one a related WAP-reference.
WAP asks those interested to participate in the event with a SES , to send a mail to:
Volker DL8JDX (email@example.com) or to
Gianni I1HYW (firstname.lastname@example.org) in order to pre-register the eventual participation and issuing the WAP Reference number, related to the Special Callsign.