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DX-Operating on the Low Bands V

DX-Operating on the Low Bands V ON4UN, John Devoldere 17.  THE  SURVEY During the early months of 2003 a new survey questionnaire was sent out by e-mail to nearly 500 active Low- Banders. Other volunteers were able to download the questionnaire from Nick’s (VK1AA) website, which lists 160-meter DXCC standings. I would like to thank …

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DX-Operating on the Low Bands IV

DX-Operating on the Low Bands IV ON4UN, John Devoldere 13.  GETTING THE  LATEST INFORMATION, AND  FAST In the old days we had dozens of DX bulletins, all over the world, to inform us. Then came packet radio, and along with it the DX Clusters. Information was much “fresher,” and within a day or so …

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DX-Operating on the Low Bands III

DX-Operating on the Low Bands III ON4UN, John Devoldere 8.  THE  DXPEDITION—BEING RARE  DX You don’t have to be on a DXpedition to be a rare one. There are  still  dozens of  countries where the  number of licensed radio amateurs can be counted on one hand. Operat­ ing as a resident or temporary resident …

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DX-Operating on the Low Bands II

DX-Operating on the Low Bands II ON4UN, John Devoldere 4.  THE  FREQUENCIES The frequencies used for DXing on the low bands are not the same in all countries. Therefore it is important that you know where to look for the DX. There are four levels we should look at: 1. What are the allocations …

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DX-Operating on the Low Bands I

DX-Operating on the Low Bands I ON4UN, John Devoldere Tree, N6TR, considers 160-meter DXing as a disease. But the symptoms he described apply to the other low bands as well: • Desire to  be  on  the  radio  at  sunrise. • Desire to be on the radio at sunset. • Desire to be …

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6OØCW Humanitarian DXpedition 07-18 May 2012

http://www.i2ysb.com 6OØCW Humanitarian DXpedition  07-18 May 2012The members of Italian Dxpedition Team, after the donation of an ambulance to the Galkayo Medical Center and an absence of six years from Galkayo, return to the country for helping again the Somali Red Crescent Society.   The same team has operated from Somalia in 2005 …

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QRZ de 3D2A, 3D2T, T2T and T2V

http://www.mdxc.org/04/qrz-de-3d2a-3d2t-t2t-and-t2v/#more-3516 QRZ de 3D2A, 3D2T, T2T and T2V We’re pleased to publish the story, written byBill Horner VK4FW for all MDXC members. Far and fascinating islands where everything is difficult… expecially when in the Team there is a very special and “invisible” guest: his name is “Murphy”. T2T TuvaluDXpedition has been proudly supported …

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The 55th CQ-M International DX Contest – 2012

http://www.srr.ru/CONTEST/cq_m_11_eng.php The 55th CQ-M International DX Contest – 2012 Soyuz Radiolyubitelei Rossii has the honor to invite all radio amateurs from around the world to participate in the 55th annual CQ-M (“Peace to the World”) International DX Contest – in May, 2011. The primary goals of the CQ-M Contest are …

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ARI International DX Contest 2012

http://www.ari.it/images/stories/ContestHF/ARI_Intern_DX_Contest_2012_Rules.pdf 1.  The Associazione Radioamatori Italiani (A.R.I.) has the honour of inviting radio amateurs from all over the world to participate in the ARI International DX Contest. 2.  Aim. It is a world-wide competition: everybody can work everybody. 3.  Date and time.The contest will be held on each first full week-end of …

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The 2012 CQ World-Wide WPX Contest

http://www.cqwpx.com/rules.htm The 2012 CQ World-Wide WPX Contest CW: May 26-27, 2012Starts: 0000 UTC Saturday Ends: 2359 UTC Sunday I. Objective: For amateurs world wide to contact as many amateurs and prefixes as possible during the contestperiod. II. Period of Operation: 48 hours. Single Operator stations may operate 36 of the 48 hours …

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