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Making the most out of dxsummit.fi

The DX cluster website, DXSummit.fi, can be used in many different ways… There are times when I don’t want/need to turn on my big rig control/logging computer just for alerts, but I do need to keep track of certain DX stations. For…

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North Cook Islands Ham Back on the Air

Washington Club Gets North Cook Islands Ham Back on the Air after Lengthy Absence Thanks to the generosity of members of the ARRL-affiliated Western Washington DX Club (WWDXC) Pia “Papa Pia” Taraeka, E51PT, of Manihiki, North Cook Islands, is back…

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KH6EB Activates Uninhabited Hawaiian Island 10 days Each Month

KH6EB is on Kaho`olawe Island for 10 days every month… …operating from the base camp which supports the state’s efforts to restore the island. Eric and one assistant run the base camp, which is an old Navy facility. They maintain…

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Transatlantic Contact Completed on 2 Meters!

You can’t DX on VHF, right? Amateurs in South America and Africa successfully completed a transatlantic contact on 2 meters on October 4 and 5. Setting the new record were Marcos da Silva, PY1MHZ, in Rio de Janeiro (GG87jc), who…

The WA9PIE DX cluster is now hosted by the Google Cloud

The WA9PIE DX cluster is now hosted by the Google Cloud

The WA9PIE DX cluster system has moved to a hosted environment in the Google Cloud. Made public by WA9PIE: In late July, the hosting service where WA9PIE-2 resided suffered a disk/storage failure that destroyed the files and data that ran…

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Amateur Radio Alive and Well in Turkey

Contrary to erroneous reports making the rounds on various Internet sites, no amateur radio licenses were suspended or revoked in Turkey in the wake of the failed July 15 coup. “There is no amateur radio license revoked in Turkey, and amateur radio operators…

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OH2BH Sets 70th Anniversary “Retro-DXpedition” to Madeira Islands

OH2BH. Wow, the nostalgia… Martti Laine, OH2BH, will be on the air June 20-23 as CT3BH from the Madeiras, attempting to relive “the years of the past, when it was all different.” His 2016 anniversary tour will take him to…