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New DX Waves and Terms Coming Up: The DXPP and Outer Space

http://www.dxuniversity.com/dxing/weeklydx.php?id=23 New DX Waves and Terms Coming Up: The DXPP and Outer Space By Guest Contributor Martti J. Laine, OH2BH Thanks to NCDXF Treasurer Don Greenbaum, N1DG and his excellent financial study of several mega-DXpeditions, 2012 will be remembered as the year that financial openness began to make inroads into …

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Encore Performance: What Are You Listening For?

http://www.dxuniversity.com/dxing/weeklydx.php?id=22 Encore Performance: What Are You Listening For? by Wayne Mills, N7NG With the 1A0C operation opening up yesterday, it has become quickly apparent that not everyone read and heeded Hints No. 2. So, here’s an encore… Last week (No.1) we talked about how to study a pileup situation – …

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Duplicate QSOs Submitted to LoTW

http://www.dxuniversity.com/dxing/weeklydx.php?id=21 Duplicate QSOs Submitted to LoTW by Wayne Mills, N7NG After uploading a log to LoTW, have you noticed that your activity record shows many recorded QSOs and QSLs, but many fewer new QSOs and/or QSLs listed in the count at the top of your user page? This is usually …

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Using Propagation to Your Advantage

http://www.dxuniversity.com/dxing/weeklydx.php?id=20 Using Propagation to Your Advantage by Wayne Mills, N7NG We all experience variations in propagation, no matter where we are located. Of course, some areas have much better propagation to areas of greater interest. Topband on the East Coast is a good example. More countries are workable with relatively …

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Running the Show

http://www.dxuniversity.com/dxing/weeklydx.php?id=19 Running the Show… by Wayne Mills, N7NG In Hints No.16, I talked about what Club Log could do to help mitigate the effects that it encourages – the recurring race for band-mode slots during major DXpeditions. It is likely that the competition created by listing DXers’ band-mode accomplishments serves …

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Remote Control DXing and DXCC in the 21st Century

http://www.dxuniversity.com/dxing/weeklydx.php?id=18 Remote Control DXing and DXCC in the 21st Century by Wayne Mills, N7NG In the last decade or so, remote control operation has become more and more common. Historically, a few operators have controlled their stations through wire lines or microwave links. (Some really good DX was worked via …

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My Last Word on DXpeditioning Funding…For Now

http://www.dxuniversity.com/dxing/weeklydx.php?id=17 My Last Word on DXpedition Funding… For Now: by Wayne Mills, N7NG Following a lively discussion on DXpedition funding at the International DX Conventions in Visalia, California in April, there has been considerable Internet discussion. This continued in Dayton at the DX Forum with a presentation by Don Greenbaum, …

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More DXpedition Funding and Club Log

http://www.dxuniversity.com/dxing/weeklydx.php?id=16 More DXpedition Funding and Club Log by Wayne Mills, N7NG This past week saw lively discussions involving Club Log and DXpedition Funding. Following a discussion at Visalia a month ago, Don Greenbaum, N1DG, DXpeditioner and Treasurer of the Northern California DX Foundation brought the discussion to Dayton this past …

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Some of Our Best Friends

http://www.dxuniversity.com/dxing/weeklydx.php?id=15 Some of our Best Friends… by Wayne Mills, N7NG  Listening to the huge pileups during the 7O6T operation last week was encouraging and disheartening. Most of the operators were excellent, doing all the right things and rattling off Qs at a furious pace. In some respects, they were contesters …

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DXpedition Funding

http://www.dxuniversity.com/dxing/weeklydx.php?id=14 DXpedition Funding by Wayne Mills, N7NG  DXpedition funding is “Back in the News.” As lonely weather station tenders no longer man distant spots, and far-off military bases no longer host ham radio operators, many of these places have become very rare DXCC entities. In lieu of these convenient operating …

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