Welcome to the Spokane DX Association

APRIL MEETING TIME
THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 7 PM
ARGONNE LIBRARY IN SPOKANE VALLEY
visitors always welcome

MARY BETH AE7GT RECEIVES HER
CORRECTED ARRL DXCC CERTIFICATE –
MISSPELLING HER NAME AS MERY BETH
(RATHER THAN MARY BETH) TOOK 16 WEEKS TO CORRECT

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Mary Beth is our SDXA Treasurer and cookie/coffee specialist.


CQ WPX SSB CONTEST SUBMITTAL


Rules LINK

for the latest PNW Challenge Trophy Cup rules and more information on the trophy competition, they are on our SDXA web site at this LINK

XII. LOG DEADLINE:

All entries must be emailed or post-marked WITHIN FIVE (5) DAYS after the end of the contest: SSB logs no later than 2359 UTC 3 April 2015, CW logs no later than 2359 UTC 5 June 2015. Resubmitting an entry after the deadline will result in it being considered as a late log.

E-mail SSB logs in CABRILLO format to < ssb@cqwpx.com >. CW logs in CABRILLO format should be sent to< cw@cqwpx.com >. Include only the entry callsign in the “Subject” line of the e-mail.

remember: be sure your claimed scores get to wa0www < wa0www@hotmail.com > for the challenge cup. e.g. if you post to SDXA google group, I will pick it up there.

please remember: I only need your claimed score (and ops in a multi-op), just the number. please don’t have the claimed score only in an attached file. if you want to do a quick copy paste of the band/mode/points/multiplier table into the email, that would be fine, as it is fun to see how everyone did on different bands.

have fun and good DX.

73 wa0www jay w
SDXA secretary

LATEST SDXA MEMBER SCORES
FOR THE PNW CHALLENGE CUP COMPETITION
BETWEEN THE LEADING PNW DX CLUBS

(We are working on getting the latest scores from each of the clubs to see where we are in the action and competition)

SDXA CHALLENGE CUP LINK

THE CLUBS IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST CHALLENGE CUP


Ten contests count for the traveling trophy between 6 NW DX clubs.

– BC DX Club LINK
– Idaho DX Association LINK
– Orca DXCC Club (new) LINK
– Spokane DX Association LINK
– Western Washington DX Club LINK
– Willamette Valley DX Club LINK

VANUATU

The recent weather disaster on the island of Vanuatu brought up the question of the correct pronunciation of the DX entity. What do you think? To see the answer, go below to the Internet Entity Pronouncer link at the bottom of this page near the UTC Time analog clock and chose Vanuatu.

RANDY K7TQ OPERATES 2015 IDAHO QSO PARTY

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Here is a link to the complete story by Randy: K7TQ IDAHO QSO LINK

MARCH MINUTES AVAILABLE AT THIS LINK

RARE DX SPOTS ON OUR 147.08 MHZ REPEATER

It’s the same 2-meter repeater that we use for our monthly SDXA DX net ran by Randy W7TJ. Randy W7TJ, AL W7AL, Mike K6MW, and others announce rare DX spots to the group. Listen during the day for any updates to help you get to those astounding numbers. 147.08 MHz, 100 Hz tone, located on Idaho Mica Peak.


ARRL WW DX PHONE CONTEST SUBMITTAL

The March 7-8 contest entries for the Phone competition must be emailed or postmarked by 2359 UTC Tuesday, April 8, 2015. Electronic entries for the Phone competition must be emailed to DXPhone@arrl.org

Remember: be sure your claimed scores get to wa0www < wa0www@hotmail.com > for the challenge cup, e.g., if you post to the SDXA Google Group, I will pick it up there. (I may not answer all the emails, the w@#$ thing, hope that is okay.)

Please remember: I only need your claimed score (and op names in a multi-op), just the number. Please don’t have the claimed score only in an attached file. If you want to do a quick copy/paste of the band/mode/points/multiplier table into the email that would be fine; it is fun to see how everyone did on different bands.

73 wa0www jay w
SDXA secretary

OUR SDXA VERSION OF THE DX MARATHON HAS STARTED
HERE IS YOUR CHANCE TO WIN A CERTIFICATE!
MORE INFORMATION BELOW AT THE
ON AIR SYMBOL.



The Latest News


  • PLANNING TO ATTEND A NORTHWEST HAM RADIO CONVENTION OR SWAP MEET?

    Lynn N7CFO keeps the best listing.

    More Information



  • MEMBERSHIP LIST ACCESS

    The list of active members (emails, addresses, and phone numbers) has been removed from this site for privacy concerns. Active members can request a copy by email by contacting Secretary Jay WA0WWW. There is a simple list of members and links to their QRZ.com sites under Membership located below the mountain logo on this homepage.


  • 2015 SDXA MARATHON HAS STARTED; MANY CATEGORIES TO WIN AN AWARD

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    The 2015 local contest runs from January 1, 2015 to October 31, 2015. The rules and spreadsheet form are at thisLINK.


  • JOIN THE SDXA

    Regular dues are $20 per person.
    A second family member is just $10.
    Under 19 years of age are free.
    Here’s the DUES LINK.
    We accept PayPal too.


  • HAVE YOU WON A RECENT AWARD?

    If you have achieved a recent, important award, let me know so we can publicize it. Photos appreciated too.
    Send to: stetrekve at hotmail.com

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  • SDXA DX NET

    On 3rd Thursdays
    On 147.08 MHz, 100 Hz tone

    Next: APRIL 16 – 7 PM

    Randy W7TJ started a DX net to spread the word on where the DX is. The Net is on the 3rd Thursday of each month on the 147.08 MHz repeater (100 Hz PL tone) located on Idaho Mica Peak.


  • DX NEWS LINKS

    Randy W7TJ came up with the idea of listing links to sites where info on DX is found. Here are the first few.
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    1. DX WORLD.NET

    2. ANNOUNCED DX OPERATIONS
    3. DX SUMMIT
    4. I2MQP DX NEWS
    5. DXCOFFEE



  • INTERNET ENTITY PRONOUNCER

    What is the correct way of pronouncing a DX entity’s name? Do you battle it out at the club meeting with another DXer? Here is a link to the entities. On the site, there is also a audio link to a human voice saying the entity’s name correctly. This authority is the 3rd edition Merriam Webster Geographical Dictionary.
    More Information



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