The most physically demanding aspect of the Ionosonde installation is construction of the towers. The site consists of 4 120 ft towers that support the transmit antenna, and 7 20 ft towers that house the receiving dipole elements. The site occupies almost ten acres of land. One of the big challenges working in Antarctica is… Read More

After our journey on the RV Araon, we finally arrived at Jang Bogo Station on December 9. Terra Nova Bay and the surrounding area is magnificent, and it is easy to see why KOPRI (Korea Polar Research Institute) has chosen this site. After an initial site survey and assessment of the installation plan, we began… Read More