Club hosts movie showing on ham radio expedition

The Columbus Amateur Radio Club will host a free showing of a movie about the DXpedition to Peter I Island.

The showing will be at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Red Cross building, 931 Repp Drive.

The 45-minute video documents a journey by several ham radio operators to set up temporary radio stations on a small island 280 miles west of Antarctica to talk to as many other radio operators as possible around the world.

Kaitlyn Evener is an editorial assistant for The Republic. She can be reached at or 812-379-5645.