NEWS UPDATE – A fire at the Russian station “Mirny” in the Antarctic blazed through a radio room, but nobody was injured, the Research Center for the Arctic and the Antarctic said on its website. According to the research center, the fire broke out on June 21 at 8:40 pm local time (13:40 GMT). The radio room, a meteo room, a lab and a server room burned down in the fire. 11 people who worked at the damaged building were evacuated and resettled at other premises. A probe into the cause of the fire has been launched. [Source]

APRIL 8 – Look for Alexander, RX3ABI to be active as RI1ANM from Mirny Station, Antarctica until early 2021. QRV on HF bands when time permits. QSL via H/c.