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Two-way Communication with the Antarctic

Nature volume 119, page 238 (12 February 1927) | Download Citation



CONTACT with the Norwegian whaler, Sir James Clark Ross, call sign AQE, by the south shore of the Ross Sea, 78° 30 south latitude, was obtained by C. W. Goyder from the Mill Hill School station, 2 SZ, on Jan. 30, and the messages exchanged constituted the first two-way communication with the Antarctic. Contact was again established at 8.30 A.M. to-day with the double object of putting the whaler in touch with a Norwegian station and of getting particulars of the ship C. A. Larsen, with the call sign ARDI, which is within a few miles of AQE.

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  1. Mill Hill School, London, N.W.7, Feb. 6.

    • W. H. BROWN


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