The 3YØI Expedition Team

The 3YØI Expedition Team

Our team consists of experienced travellers who specialize in expeditions to remote, inaccessible areas in harsh weather conditions.

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Dominik Grzyb 3Z9DX

The 3YØI Expedition Leader
logistics and safety, ham radio operator

Stanisław Strzyżewski SQ8X

Journalist, photographer, naturalist
media, PR and sponsorship, ham radio operator

Leszek Fabjański SP3DOI

Expedition comm expert, ham radio operator
logistics and technical advisory

Frans van Santbrink J69DS

Ham radio operator,
IT and computer networks advisory

Przemek Gołembowski SP7VC

Ham radio operator,
Chemical engineer

More on The 3YØI Expedition Team

  • Dominik Grzyb
  • Stanisław Strzyżewski
  • Leszek Fabiański
  • Frans van Santbrink
  • Przemek Gołembowski
Dominik Grzyb

Mr. Grzyb is a yacht captain and marine rescue instructor as well as a member of the prestigious organization „K38 Water Safety” which trains rescue teams and uniformed services on marine rescue and safety procedures. He has managed to cross 50,000 nautical miles and reached place #19 on  „The most travelled man in the world” list.

He has visited 190 countries, and he focuses on searching for and travelling to places that are difficult from a logistic, political or geographical point of view. He is one of the very few people in the world who has been allowed to make ham radio contacts from the Republic of North Korea.

Mr. Grzyb is an organizer of ham radio expeditions with humanitarian goals for small communities living in such places as Solomon islands, Temotu, Kanton Island (Kiribati), Cocos Island, Nigeria and Niger. He also established the Rebel DX Association, uniting ham radio travellers.

Dominik managed to land at Bouvet Island in 2001.

Ham radio callsign: 3Z9DX

Stanisław Strzyżewski

Born in the Bieszczady Mountains, southeast of Poland, Mr. Strzyzewski established and owns the regional tourist portal www.bieszczady.pl. Since 2012, his Facebook fanpage, facebook.com/bieszczady, has gathered over 140k fans. He is a journalist, photographer, and author of numerous publications regarding Bieszczady as well as an experienced traveller and ham radio operator. He cooperates with movie makers such as the director of „The Chronicles of Narnia” by Andrew Adamson, produced by Mark Johnson, the producers of HBO’s TV series „The Pack”, and the creators of the movie „The Border” by Wojciech Kacperski, shot by the Oscar’s nominee Łukasz Żal („Ida”). Stanisław’s photos and coverage of an expedition to Antipodes Island hit The National Geographic Poland. He is a great admirer of photography, long distance radio contacts and everything that regards the natural environment and its exploring. The following are expeditions he participated in in recent years:

  • 2009 – organizer of ham radio expedition to Easter Island,
  • 2009 – participant of ham radio expedition to Lord Howe Island (Australia),
  • 2011 – organizer of expedition to Arctic island of Jan Mayen (Norway),
  • 2016 – co-organizer and participant of the very first civil expedition to Antipodes Island (New Zealand’s subantarctic) conducted by the Department of Conservation of New Zealand.

Stanisław has visited Svalbard, Chilean and Argentinian Patagonia, Malaysia, Borneo, Australia, New Zealand, Iceland, Singapore and most European countries. He most wants to visit the subantarctic archipelago of Heard and McDonalds (Australia).

Ham radio callsign: SQ8X

In July 2017, Stanisław was invited to Polish Radio 3 and was a guest on one of their travellers’ programmes (listen in Polish here › ). He was also invited by Polsat News to tell more about the Bouvet Island Expedition.

See Stanisław’s portfolio here ›

Leszek Fabiański

He is a sport pilot, worldwide traveller and ham radio operator. He specializes in Morse code.

He managed to visit over 130 countries so far.

Ham radio callsign: SP3DOI

Frans van Santbrink

Frans lives on the beautiful Caribbean island of St. Lucia. He is an experienced traveller and qualified ham radio operator. He specializes in radio digital modes. Mr. van Santbrink is a professional at computer networks. His IT knowledge will be crucial during our expedition in terms of wireless communication and wireless database management.

Ham radio callsign: J69DS

Przemek Gołembowski

Mek SP7VC is an engineer in chemical engineering. Licensed Since 1991, Honor Roll #1. Apart from ham radio, he’s interested in traveling, sailing yacht skipper. Member of PZK, SP UKF Club, SN0HQ Team member.
DXpeditions: V5/SP7VC, CP/SP7VC, OA/SP7VC, PY5/SP7VC, FS/SP7VC, FJ/SP7VC, VP2V/SP7VC, EA8/SP7VC, EA9/SP7VC, PJ5, PJ6, V44, CT9/SP7VC, FM/SP7VC, FG/SP7VC, J79VC, VP2MPG, 5B/SP7VC, J6/SP7VC, J8/SP7VC, J3/SP7VC, 5B/SP7VC, ZC4, 4X/SP7VC, 5W0VC, T31T, TG/SP7VC, YS/SP7VC, V31VC, HR5, XE3, C56VC, J5/SP7VC, 6W, HP84VC, TI/HP84VC, YN/SP7VC.
Apart from rarer location listed above, Mek has also been active from a number of EU countries: 9A, LX, LA, SM, OH, LY, YL, F, EA, EA6, ES, ES0, HB, PA, EI, OZ, MI, OK, MW, OM, IN3, HB, DL, UR, HA, 3A, C3, ZB2, OY, OH0, LZ, SV, YO, Z3, 4O, ZA, Z6, T7, TK, HB0, CT8, T7, SV5, SV9, 9H3KK. He also provided many IOTA activations (49 islands in total). He has also been on the air from different grids via MeteoScatter (71 grids). His most favorite modes are: SSB, FT8, FSK441, JT65, and MSK144.

Ham radio callsign: SP7VC

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