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DXers beware! Pirates on the air

There are pirates on the air — don’t be fooled. QST “How’s DX?” and The Daily DX Editor Bernie McClenny, W3UR, said that someone in southern Europe has been pirating several call signs on CW. These include VU2TS — a call sign issued…

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Radio Arcala to use FT8 in Market Reef Activation

Radio Arcala to Leverage FT8 Digital Mode in Market Reef Activation Radio Arcala (OH8X), the consortium of serious Finnish contesters, has heaped more praise on Nobel Laureate and software developer Joe Taylor, K1JT, for the recent beta release of FT8 mode. OJ0BH/OJ0JR…

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NCDXC Launchesd Initiative to Get Newcomers on HF Bands

Northern California DX Club Launching Initiative to Get Newcomers on HF Bands Northern California DX Club Launching Initiative to Get Newcomers on HF Bands The Northern California DX Club (NCDXC) has announced an initiative aimed at getting more new Technician…

ARRL DX Advisory Committee looking for comments on remote station ethics

ARRL DX Advisory Committee & remote station ethics

ARRL DX Advisory Committee looking for comments on remote station ethics From KB6NU: This morning, I received an email from Dale Williams, WA8EFK, the Great Lakes Division Director concerning ethical issues regarding the use of remote stations when applying for DXCC…

DX Code of Conduct

DX Code of Conduct Pioneer, Proponent Randy Johnson, W6SJ, SK

One of the driving forces behind the DX Code of Conduct, Randy Johnson, W6SJ, of Corona del Mar, California, died on March 27 following complications of heart surgery. A member of ARRL and the First Class CW Operators Club (FOC),…

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ClubLog is now LoTW Trusted Partner

Club Log is Now a Logbook of The World Trusted Partner Club Log has become the first logging service to achieve Trusted Partner™ status for Logbook of the World® (LoTW), ARRL and Club Log have announced. Radio amateurs holding LoTW…

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Solar Flare Activity Produces Radio Blackouts

Solar Flare Activity Goes High Order Following months of quiet and negligible solar flares, new sunspot 2644 unleashed a series of M-class explosions on April 1 and 2. Each blast produced a shortwave radio blackout over different parts of the…

ARRL Amateur Radio Parity Act

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…