The December TDXS Monthly Meeting is on Thursday December 19. See detail below. Visitors, join us!

DX OPPORTUNITY!

C56PIS The Gambia until Dec 13

7Q7W Malawi until about Dec 18

6O1OO Somalia Dec 4-19

XT2AW Burkina Faso Dec 2-20

HSØZME Thailand until Dec 31

XZ2D Myanmar until Apr 17, 2020

9J2MYT Zambia until May 2020

T6AA Afghanistan until Summer 2021

DONALD P. BUSICK - K5AAD SILENT KEY

CALENDAR

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

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

TDXS pre-meeting Dinner: Thursday 5:30PM Dec 19

Pappas Bar-B-Q

9797 Westheimer RD

Houston TX 77042

TDXS Regular Monthly Meeting: Thursday 7:00PM Dec 19.

Program by K5DD: Show-and-tell, 48.5 inch UHD TV

Computer Display. Read more.

Tracy Gee Community Center. See map.

3599 Westcenter DR

Houston TX 77042

Stew Perry Topband Challenge: 1500Z Dec 28 to 1500Z Dec 29

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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