DX News – May 23, 2019

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD021 ARLD021 DX news ZCZC AE21 QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 21 ARLD021 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT May 23, 2019 To all radio amateurs SB DX ARL ARLD021 ARLD021 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. GEORGIA, 4L. Jun, JH4RHF will be QRV as 4L9S from Tbilisi from May 25 to June 2. Activity…

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State Of The Hobby 2019 Survey Results!

The 2019 State Of The Hobby Survey Results Are In!!! There was a pretty good response this year, topping the total of last year by about 30%. The two graphs below show the response rate and times and the total number of people that responded to the survey. Just like last year, there was a lack of people that took the survey last year that took it this year. This kind of baffles me that there wasn’t more people that have taken the survey in the past that took it…

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DX News – May 2, 2019

ZCZC AE18 QST de W1AW   DX Bulletin 18 ARLD018 From ARRL Headquarters   Newington CT May 2, 2019 To all radio amateurs   SB DX ARL ARLD018 ARLD018 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. FIJI, 3D2. Nobby, G0VJG is QRV as 3D2AS until May 5, and then again from May 20 to 22. Activity is on 40 to 10 meters using SSB…

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Getting loaded (antenna-wise, anyway)

A couple of years ago, I homebrewed a “Cobra” antenna. It’s a doublet antenna, meaning that it consists of two elements connected to a center insulator, where it connects to a feedline. The unique thing about the Cobra antenna is that each element consists of three parallel conductors connected in series. My antenna uses a lightweight, three-conductor rotor cable that used to be available from Radio Shack. The feedline is 450 Ω ladder line that connects to an antenna tuner to give me multi-band operation. Connecting the conductors in this…

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DX News – April 25, 2019

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD017 ARLD017 DX news ZCZC AE17 QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 17 ARLD017 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT April 25, 2019 To all radio amateurs SB DX ARL ARLD017 ARLD017 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by WB6Z, The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. AZERBAIJAN, 4J. Alexander, 4J3DJ is QRV as special call 4JF1EU from Baku until April 28 to mark…

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DX News – April 11, 2019

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD015 ARLD015 DX news ZCZC AE15 QST de W1AW   DX Bulletin 15  ARLD015 From ARRL Headquarters   Newington CT  April 11, 2019 To all radio amateurs    SB DX ARL ARLD015 ARLD015 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by EA4NF, The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. UGANDA, 5X.  Anders, SM0HPL is QRV as 5X7W from Kampala until April 27 while…

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DX News – April 4, 2019

QST de W1AW   DX Bulletin 14  ARLD014 From ARRL Headquarters   Newington CT  April 4, 2019 To all radio amateurs    SB DX ARL ARLD014 ARLD014 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by the URE, The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. MAURITANIA, 5T.  Evert, PA2KW will be QRV as 5T2KW from Nouadhibou from April 9 to 15.  Activity will be on the HF bands…

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Malcolm Keown, W5XX, Re-Elected Section Manager For Mississippi

Hey everybody and welcome back to Everything Ham Radio. this is the last post on the new Section Managers. I am actually missing James Ferguson, N5LKE, the Section Manager from Arkansas. I wrote him several emails and never heard anything back from him nor could I find anything online about him. So in this post we are going to be talking about Malcolm Keown, W5XX, from Mississippi. Malcom was licensed in 1958 as a Novice in Chattanooga, Tennessee, then got my Extra in 1964 at the FCC Office in Atlanta.…

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DX News March 28, 2019

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD013 ARLD013 DX news ZCZC AE13 QST de W1AW   DX Bulletin 13  ARLD013 From ARRL Headquarters   Newington CT  March 28, 2019 To all radio amateurs    SB DX ARL ARLD013 ARLD013 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by IS0ZOD, The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. GEORGIA, 4L.  Luc, F5RAV is QRV as 4L/F5RAV until April 2.  Activity is on…

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DX News – 3/14/2019

ZCZC AE11 QST de W1AW   DX Bulletin 11  ARLD011 From ARRL Headquarters   Newington CT  March 14, 2019 To all radio amateurs This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by 5B4ALX, The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. VIET NAM, 3W.  Jean-Pierre, F6CTF will be QRV as 3W9JF from Hoi An from March 16 to April 6.  Activity will be on 80, 40, 20 and 17 meters using…

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