Our team is visited by Gral. Juan Mendez, president of COE (Emergency Operations Center), in support of Beata DXpedition 2017.
Visita del General Juan Mendez, presidente del COE, en apoyo a la DXpedicion Beata 2017 (HI1UD). A su derecha el Sr. Soto, Director de la fundacion Rica y el Sr. Alfredo Rios, Co-Líder del equipo Beata 2017 (H [...]
HI1UD, Beata Island NA-122 DXpedition.
Beata DXpedition will be QRV from January 25 to February 1, 2017. We will be transmiting and listening on all bands, CW and SSB with the callsing HI1UD. We will publish our operation schedule in the months to come.
This will be a important event for Dominican Radio amateurs, since we hope not only to pro [...]
Beata Island is the second largest adjacent island to the Dominican Republic, it´s located about 4 miles (7 Km) off the coast from Cape Beata, the southernmost point of the island of Hispaniola with an approximate area of 10 square miles.(27 Km²). The island is uninhabited but for a small fishermen village.
The island is home to a large Rhi [...]
Beata Island has one ofthe biggest Rhinoceros iguana populations in the world, being endemic to the caribbean Island of Hispaniola. They tend to bask in the sun for hours to heat up their bodies and are mostly herbivorous.
The rhinoceros iguana also known as “Goliath Dragons” (Cyclura cornuta) is a threatened species of lizard in [...]