Tag Archives: YB Land DX Club

A, B, C’s of Dx Fundamentals of the Art of DXing IV

http://www.deltadx.net/ABCDx/Sections/Tuning.htm A, B, C’s of Dx Fundamentals of the Art of DXing IV W5FKX, Don Boudreau Tuning the Bands What is tuning? One of the things that you’ll hear DXers talking about is “tuning”. This refers to a systematic method of scanning the ham bands and listening for new or …

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A, B, C’s of Dx Fundamentals of the Art of DXing III

http://www.deltadx.net/ABCDx/Sections/GettingStarted.htm A, B, C’s of Dx Fundamentals of the Art of DXing III W5FKX, Don Boudreau Getting Started What equipment do I need to get started? One of the first questions that many ask is: “What equipment do I need to begin working DX?” The answer is very simple: any …

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A, B, C’s of Dx Fundamentals of the Art of DXing II

http://www.deltadx.net/ABCDx/Sections/Introduction.htmA, B, C’s of Dx Fundamentals of the Art of DXing IIW5FKX, Don BoudreauIntroduction What is “DX”? In the early days of communications technology when telegraphy was the only mode of communication, it was useful to use as many abbreviations as possible in order to increase the rate of information …

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A, B, C’s of Dx Fundamentals of the Art of DXing I

http://www.deltadx.net/ABCDx/Sections/Foreword.htmA, B, C’s of Dx Fundamentals of the Art of DXing IW5FKX, Don BoudreauForeword and Use NotesThe hobby of ham radio, and especially the pursuit of contacts with distant (DX) stations via shortwave radio, has been something that I have enjoyed with a passion for over five decades. Over the …

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DX CODE

http://www.dx-code.org/DX Code Of Conduct I will listen, and listen, and then listen again before calling. I will only call if I can copy the DX station properly. I will not trust the DX cluster and will be sure of the DX station’s call sign before calling. I will not interfere …

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THE 2012 DX MARATHON IS NOW UNDERWAY!!!!!!

http://dxmarathon.com/The CQ DX Marathon! THE PREMIER ANNUAL DX  CONTEST!!!! THE 2012 DX MARATHON IS NOW UNDERWAY!!!!!! Starting January 1 of each year, the DX Marathon is the perfect answer for the DX-er who needs that extra incentive to get on the air every day!  Simply work as many countries and …

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Contesters’ Code of Conduct

http://www.dx-code.org/contest.htmlContesters’ Code of Conduct                                                • The primary aim of a contest QSO is to exchange only the essential QSO information (normally callsigns, reportsand contest-specific information such as …

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DARC 10m-Contest – Official Rules

http://www.darc.de/referate/dx/contest/10m/en/rules/DARC 10m-Contest – Official RulesRev. 10th Dec 2011, DK9TN The Deutscher Amateur-Radio-Club (DARC) has the honor to invite radio amateurs all over the world to participate in the annual DARC 10m contest. Contest period 2nd Sunday of January, 0900-1059 UTC, 8th January 2012 Band and modes CW : 28.000 to 28.190 …

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THE EUROPEAN CW ASSOCIATION

http://www.eucw.org/eu160.htmlTHE EUROPEAN CW ASSOCIATION ON5ME-EUCW 160m CW party To promote an increase in activity throughout Europe and even the World, the Union Francaise des Telegraphistes has proposed a joint Top-Band contest. The date is normally the first weekend of January each year except when the 1st January falls on the …

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2012 ARRL RTTY Roundup Rules

http://www.arrl.org/rtty-roundup 2012 ARRL RTTY Roundup Rules 1. Objective:  Amateurs worldwide contact and exchange QSO information with other amateurs using digital modes (Baudot RTTY, ASCII, AMTOR, PSK31 and Packet— attended operation only) on 80, 40, 20, 15, and 10 meter bands. Any station may work any other station. Stations may be worked …

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