Sign up for the K5DX-50 Anniversary Operating Event! See the "Special Event" notice below.

DX OPPORTUNITY!

8I69K Java Is. is QRV

OX3LX Tasiilaq Is. Sep 26-30

HB0/OP2D Liechtenstein Sep 27-Oct 2

9H3SAT until Sep 30

5P8VW Romo Island until Oct 3

Oceania DX Contest Oct 3-4

JW4O Svalbard Oct 8-12

TF/DJ7JC Iceland until October 18

TX0T Tatakoto (new IOTA) Oct 29-Nov5

Z81D South Sudan until Nov 10

KC4USV McMurdo Station is QRV

RI1ANM Mirny Base until early 2021

T6AA Afghanistan until mid 2021

CALENDAR

SEPTEMBER

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

  Maine QSO Party: 1200z Sep 26 to 1200Z Sep 27

OCTOBER

  ARRL EME Contest: 0000Z Oct 10 to 2359Z Oct 11

  South Dakota QSO Party 1800Z Oct 10 to 1800Z Oct 11 2020

  TDXS Monthly Meeting via Zoom: Thursday Oct 15 7PM CST 2359Z

      Check the TDXS Reflector for an announcement

  +10-10 Int. Fall Contest, CW: 0001Z Oct 17 to 2359Z Oct 18

  JARTS WW RTTY Contest: 0000Z Oct 17 to 2400Z Oct 18

  Stew Perry Topband Challenge: 1500Z, Oct 17 to 1500Z, Oct 18

  CQ Worldwide DX Contest, SSB: 0000Z Oct 24 to 2359Z Oct 25

SPECIAL EVENT

K5DX-50 Anniversary Operating Event

   Invitation to Share

TDXS MEETING VIDEOS

TDXS Monthly Meeting August 20, 2020

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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