DX OPPORTUNITY!

VK9CZ Cocos-Keeling I. Nov 4-7

YJØRRC Vanuatu I. Nov 4-7

9X2AW Rwanda Nov 4-16

TX7T Hiva Oa Marquesas I. Nov 6-19

HSØZME Thailand Nov 12 - Dec 31

VK9LQ Lord Howe I. Nov 21-27

T6AA Afghanistan Sep 2019 until Summer 2021

WELCOME NEW MEMBER K5GQ MARK TYLER

CALENDAR

10-10 Int. Fall Contest, Digital: 0001Z Nov 9 to 2359Z Nov 10

WAE DX Contest, RTTY: 0000Z Nov 9 to 2359Z Nov 10

ARRL Sweepstakes Contest, SSB: 2100Z Nov 16 to 0300Z Nov 18

TDXS Dinner Monthly Meeting: Thursday 6:30PM Nov 21. See map.

Lasagna House Italian Restaurant

13306 Westheimer RD

Houston TX 77077

CQ Worldwide DX Contest, CW: 0000Z Nov 23 to 2400Z Nov 24

ARRL 160-Meter Contest: 2200Z Dec 6 to 1600Z Dec 8

ARRL 10-Meter Contest: 0000Z Dec 14 to 2400Z Dec 15

TDXS MEETING VIDEOS

EZNEC Presentation

N1MM Logger Presentation

N3FJP Logging Suite Presentation

 

The Texas DX Society, founded in 1970, is a non-profit organization of radio amateurs in Houston, Texas who have a primary interest in DX chasing and contest operating on HF, VHF, and UHF.  Many of the club's members regularly operate from rare amateur radio locations around the world for the expressed purpose of "putting out a new one" for DXCC credit to their fellow amateurs, or counting as a "new multiplier" for contests held on the bands each year.  To see a list of our members' worldwide operating activity, click here.  Our repeaters are frequently used for disaster communication, and for public service events like the Chevron Houston Marathon, Buffalo Bayou Regatta Races, and others.

 

We invite Houston area amateurs to get to know us by checking into our repeaters on 147.360 MHz (100.0 Hz tone access) and 442.000 MHz (103.5 Hz tone access).  Our DX cluster can be reached via the internet at URL dxc.tdxs.net port 7373.  Our 442 repeater has Echolink and IRLP enabled.  Click on the Echolink and IRLP tabs on the menu for more information.

 

Our club callsign K5DX is in memory of our long-time friend and fellow club member Clarence E. Sharp who became a SK in September 2001.  "Sharp" was a world famous DXer and contester, and an "Elmer" to all who needed one.  Our club grew and flourished under his leadership and guidance for many years, and his operating habits were an example for all operators to follow.

 

Our organization gets together in Houston, Texas on the third Thursday evening of each month for club meetings.  We usually meet at the Tracy Gee Center on the west side of Houston, and frequently have a pre-meeting dinner location nearby.  Check the marquee above for program info, time and location announcements, check the mail reflector, or current Bullsheet newsletter.  We try to have dinner meetings every other month for more social time and conversation.  If you're in the area, please join us! 

 

Membership in the Texas DX Society is open to all radio amateurs having a particular focus on DXing and Contesting. If you are interested in membership, please review the constitution then complete the included membership application.  We look forward to meeting you soon!

 

 

 

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