17 episodes

A look into daily life on the most hostile and desolate continent on Earth.
Robert is an Electrician at the McMurdo station in Antarctica. Follow him as he goes about working and surviving the winter on the ice.

Sparky On Ice Robert Ray

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A look into daily life on the most hostile and desolate continent on Earth.
Robert is an Electrician at the McMurdo station in Antarctica. Follow him as he goes about working and surviving the winter on the ice.

    Episode 18 Winfly

    Episode 18 Winfly

    Well I am back at home and restarting the show with some catch up episodes before I go back in September.
    This episode I talk about Winfly and getting ready for Summer.
    If you have any questions you can contact me on Facebook or Twitter at @sparkyonice or email me podcast@sparkyonice.xyz. And I will talk to you guys later.

    • 9 min
    Episode 17 Still no Plane

    Episode 17 Still no Plane

    Another week and still no plane. We hit some Con 1 conditions this week and I did more karaoke. I am also going to start a DnD group soon.
    In history I cover the Nimrod expedition of 1907-1908
    Link to video: https://youtu.be/cUTo7rq2-WY

    • 19 min
    Episode 16 Con 1 and Winter's end

    Episode 16 Con 1 and Winter's end

    On this episode I talk about my first week as foreman. I also talk about the pinewood derby and a concert. We had some karaoke this week and it went well.
    We also got our first Con 1.
    In history I go over the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition of 1902-1904.

    • 19 min
    Episode 15 Derby and Films

    Episode 15 Derby and Films

    This episode I welcome the sunlight and talk about fun and work events of the last few weeks.
    I have been pretty busy the last couple of weeks. Hopefully now I can get back on schedule.

    Antarctic film festival.
    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=antarctic+48+hour+film+festival

    • 19 min
    Episode 14 Rise Of The Phoenix

    Episode 14 Rise Of The Phoenix

    In this episode I talk about a trip to Phoenix airfield, and my new contract. History is about the first Scott Expedition and some really good questions at the end.

    • 18 min
    Episode 13 Christmas in July

    Episode 13 Christmas in July

    Welcome back everyone. This episode I talk about the 4th of July Parade and picnic.
    I also cover the good and bad of plane arrival. WE GOT MAIL!
    I continue history with two more expeditions.
    Then I answer a couple of listener questions. One is about using what is learned here in space and another about weird rules we have to follow.

    Links to the videos:
    Drive of Terror
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLMhuadp2cw&t=99s

    4th of July Parade
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdiwnEoyy24&t=254s

    • 27 min

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