TDXS 2019 Annual Banquet. R.S.V.P. soon. See detail below. Visitors are welcome!


ZL7/JA0JHQ Chatham Islands Jan 17-20

9LY1JM Sierra Leone Jan 9-21

T2AR Tuvalu until Jan 31

S79AA Seychelles until Feb 2

9M2MRS Penang Island Jan 2-Feb-15

V84SAA Brunei Feb 7-18

9U4RI Burundi Feb 15-25

XX9D Macao February 11-26

T31EU Central Kiribati Feb 15 - Mar 5

HS0ZME Thailand until Apr 9


RSVP soon, see here.


North American QSO Party, CW: 1800Z Jan 12 to 0600Z Jan 13

TDXS Annual Banquet and monthly meeting: Saturday Jan 19 at 6:30PM

Goode Company Bar-B-Q, see map

8911 Katy Freeway

Houston TX 77024

North American QSO Party, SSB: 1800Z Jan 19 to 0559Z Jan 20

ARRL January VHF Contest: 1900Z Jan 19 to 0359Z Jan 21


DXLabs Helpful Links by AJ4F, see here.


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).  The Club also maintains a DX Cluster, K5DX, on 144.95 from the Woodlands, Texas.  Anyone within about 10 miles of the Woodlands can connect directly.  Those who cannot connect directly, or in central Houston can connect to TDXS95 in downtown Houston, and then to K5DX.  Our DX cluster can also be reached via the internet with Telnet access at our IP address or URL (Internet Explorer versions 7 & 8 no longer support telnet without editing the registry).  If you need a free terminal emulation program to run telnet, we recommend Tera Term (contact the webmaster if you need help configuring it to connect with our DX cluster).  Also, 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 second Thursday evening of each month for our 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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