Category Archives: Updates

2023 Salmon Run Results

Thanks to all the participants in the 2022 Salmon Run. Please check out the results page on the Salmon Run site.  Awards are in the process of being mailed. Entrants are encouraged to download certificates in PDF format for printing and display. On behalf of the WWDXC Salmon Run committee, thanks to all of the operators that participated… Read More »

2023 Salmon Run County Activations Form Live

The 2023 County Activations form and data display is live on the Salmon Run website. Please have a read and enter your activation information as soon as you know where you are going to activate.  All stations including fixed, mobile, and expedition are encouraged to list their activation. Upon submission, the system will send you an email titled “Salmon… Read More »

In Memory – Rod Linkous, W7OM

November 30, 2022. Written by Tom Owens, K7RI Indeed, Rod’s passing shortly after his 88th birthday was a very sad day. Amen to all the nice things being said about him and his accomplishments in Ham Radio.  For sure he will be greatly missed by all who knew him in the hobby, and those outside the hobby as well.… Read More »

Reminder: “Boots on the Ground” DXCC Policy is Gone

At our last club meeting, Hal, W8HT, presented an excellent program about the NCDXF-funded Radio In A Box (RIB) initiative. As Hal explained, RIB embodies the idea of placing a complete station enclosed in an environmentally-protected box ashore in a DX entity, and allowing that station to be controlled from a remote operating point such as aboard a… Read More »

2020 DX Marathon Scores

Here are our individual scores that were submitted toward the Club’s overall 2020 DX Marathon score. Starting January 1 of each year, the DX Marathon is the perfect answer for the DX-er who needs that extra incentive to get on the air every day! Simply work as many countries and CQ Zones as you can in each calendar… Read More »

Top Band Anthology

They’re back! Originally printed in the 90’s and edited by Ward Silver (N0AX), the WWDXC Top Band Anthology is an excellent source of information about the most challenging of the traditional HF bands. Whether you are a seasoned veteran of the Gentleman’s Band or a newcomer, we hope you will enjoy reading about the mysteries of the low… Read More »

Bob Nielsen, N7XY, SK

It is with deep sadness that the Nielsen family announces the passing of Bob Nielsen. Bob died peacefully of natural causes on Friday, October 9th, sitting in his favorite chair, at the age of 81. His family is planning a memorial service for sometime in August 2021. Bob lived an amazing life and was married to the love… Read More »