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Have you ever wondered what is is like to live and work at McMurdo station Antarctica?
Well wonder no more.
Hi, My name is Rob and I am an electrician and I get to see and do stuff most others don't get an opportunity to do.
Join me as I set up airfield lighting, take a snowmobile ride to the base of a volcano, or a helicopter ride to a remote island station.
It is not always glamorous here, but I love working here. So go ahead and subscribe and get to me and the most inhospitable place on the planet.

Sparky On Ice The Coldest Podcast on the Internet Robert Ray

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Have you ever wondered what is is like to live and work at McMurdo station Antarctica?
Well wonder no more.
Hi, My name is Rob and I am an electrician and I get to see and do stuff most others don't get an opportunity to do.
Join me as I set up airfield lighting, take a snowmobile ride to the base of a volcano, or a helicopter ride to a remote island station.
It is not always glamorous here, but I love working here. So go ahead and subscribe and get to me and the most inhospitable place on the planet.

    Episode 32 Been gone a long time

    Episode 32 Been gone a long time

    It took a long time to get this episode made. Just lots of stuff going on here.
    I talk about return to green and some of the new stuff I am doing on station.

    In history I cover part 4 of Shackleton's doomed expedition.


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    • 18 min
    Episode 31 Back in Yellow, Again

    Episode 31 Back in Yellow, Again

    Well we are back in yellow and work still has to happen. I talk about the aquarium pumps and my some of the new stuff going on here. 

      In history I cover Shackelton's trip from Elephant Island to South Georgia Island. 

    If you have any questions just drop me an email Podcast@sparkyonice.xyx  Facebook https://mbasic.facebook.com/sparkyonice/Twitter https://twitter.com/Sparkyonice


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    Episode 30 Fixing More Stuff

    Episode 30 Fixing More Stuff

    In this episode I talk a little about future plans for the show and some to the things we have to do to keep this station running properly.
    In history, we will go into part one of the Shackleton Imperial TransAntarcitic expedition.




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    • 14 min
    Episode 29 Back on the Ice, Again

    Episode 29 Back on the Ice, Again

    Well I am back on the Ice and it is WinFly.  It got off to a rough start, but we are here and doing our best to make thing happen.
    This is a catch up episode, so I go back to last year and quickly bring it to now.


    If you have any questions you can contact me on Twitter or Facebook with @sparkyonice or an email to podcast@sparkyonice.xyz

    The music used in this podcast is Cold Winter Blues by Lucille Hegamin And The Dixie Daisies and is used under Public Domain


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    • 15 min
    Episode 28 Loneliness and Other Things

    Episode 28 Loneliness and Other Things

    I got a little down the past couple of weeks, so I talk about that and our MCI drill from last week.

    In History I finish the Mawson expedition.

    If you have any questions just drop me an email Podcast@sparkyonice.xyx 

    Facebook https://mbasic.facebook.com/sparkyonice/ 

    Twitter https://twitter.com/Sparkyonice


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    • 14 min
    Episode 27 A Room With a View

    Episode 27 A Room With a View

    This week I went on a snowmobile trip.
    In History I cover Douglas Mawson part 1

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    Room with a view

    Wonderful Tonight


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