The next monthly meeting is via Zoom on-line on Thursday August 20, 7-9PM CST

  WELCOME ABOARD TO NEW MEMBER W9TWJ  

DX OPPORTUNITY!

XR0YHM Easter Is. Aug 27 to Sep 7

8Q7QR Maldives Sep 4 to 8

KC4USV McMurdo Station is QRV

RI1ANM Mirny Base until early 2021

T6AA Afghanistan until mid 2021

CALENDAR

AUGUST

  WAE DX Contest, CW: 0000Z Aug 8 to 2359Z Aug 9

  Maryland-DC QSO Party: 1400Z Aug 8 to 0400Z Aug 9

  VHF-UHF FT8 Activity Contest: 1700Z-2000Z Aug 12

  ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest: 0600 local Aug 15 to 2400 local Aug 16

  ARRL Rookie Roundup, RTTY: 1800Z-2359Z Aug 16

  North American QSO Party, SSB: 1800Z Aug 15 to 0559Z Aug 16

  TDXS Monthly Meeting via Zoom, Thursday Aug 20, 7-9PM CST

  Hawaii QSO Party: 0400z Aug 22 to 0400Z Aug 24

  Ohio QSO Party: 1600Z Aug 22 to 0400Z Aug 23

  World Wide Digi DX Contest: 1200Z Aug 29 to 1200Z Aug 30

  W/VE Islands QSO Party: 1200Z Aug 29 to 0300Z Aug 30

  Kansas QSO Party: 1400Z Aug 29 to 0200Z Aug 30 and 1400Z-2000Z Aug 30

SEPTEMBER

  Tennessee QSO Party: 1800Z Sep 6 to 0300Z Sep 7

  Texas QSO Party: 1400Z Sep 12 to 0200Z Sep 13 and 1400Z-2000Z Sep 13

  Alabama QSO Party: 1500Z Sep 12 to 0300Z Sep 13

  ARRL September VHF Contest: 1800Z Sep 12 to 0300Z Sep 14

  FOC Fall QSO Party: 0000Z-2359Z Sep 19

  ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest: 0600 local Sep 19 to 2400 local Sep 20

  Iowa QSO Party: 1400Z Sep 19 to 0200Z Sep 20

  Wisconsin Parks on the Air: 1600Z-2300Z Sep 19

  New Jersey QSO Party: 1600Z Sep 19 to 0359Z Sep 20

  New Hampshire QSO Party: 1600Z Sep 19 to 0400Z Sep 20 and 1600Z-2200Z Sep 20

  CQ Worldwide DX Contest, RTTY: 0000Z Sep 26 to 2400Z Sep 27

TDXS MEETING VIDEOS

TDXS Monthly Meeting July 16 2020

TDXS Monthly Meeting May 21, 2020

TDXS Monthly Meeting April 16, 2020

EZNEC Presentation

N1MM Logger Presentation

N3FJP Logging Suite Presentation

How To Video: Prep for CQ WPX CW Contest

 

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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