Monthly Archives: June 2011

Satellite and HF radio training

I spent last week down in Surrey, ¬†on a training course designed to get me up to speed with the Inmarsat satellite system used by the BAS for comms back to the UK, and the Skanti HF/MF radio used for … Continue reading

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The first week

Week one of my new job saw me at BAS HQ in Cambridge, where I would be based to do training for the next few months before making my way South. With a bit more of an understanding about what … Continue reading

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A new job

Many years ago, I wrote an inquisitive letter to the British Antarctic Survey to ask them if they had any vacancies available for disgruntled veterinarians. They never replied, and, a little offended, I didn’t bother to pursue the matter. Several … Continue reading

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