Grant, KZ1W, and Rob, N7QT, are going to the Solomon Islands. It hasn’t been announced via the usual Internet mouthpieces yet as they are waiting for license confirmations. The tentative dates await the airlines, but anticipated for Nov 13th through Nov 26th. Locations will be the hotel in Honiara on Guadalcanal in the Solomons (H44) and then from… Read More »
As you prepare to drive up to the PNW DX Convention this weekend, please be aware of the announced closures on I-405 and plan your alternate route accordingly! Here’s the news with details: https://komonews.com/news/local/huge-traffic-jams-expected-as-i-405-closes-over-next-2-weekends
The results for the 2019 Pacific Northwest Challenge Cup are in! Congrats to all who participated and contributed points in a zero sunspot year. Additionally, congrats to WVDXC for their impressive showing.
January Contest Activity Report Happy New Year. Just one “counter” for the Northwest Trophy Competition in this (RTTY Roundup) report plus a couple that are in the “fun” category. In February, there will be the WPX RTTY test, which will be the half-way point for the Trophy Competition, followed by the ARRL DX CW test. The first weekend… Read More »
December Contest Activity We’ve just ended one of the busiest times of the contest season. We can now slow down to a regular pace. The next trophy eligible contest will be the RTTY Roundup the first weekend in January. Sounds like FT8 is going to allowed in this run. Have fun diddlers. (Is someone running FT8 still a… Read More »
Here are the standings for the Challenge Cup (Northwest Traveling Trophy) Competition. This includes the totals reported by the other clubs as well as the individual standings within the WWDXC. These are the scores as of December 13, 2018. The RTTY Roundup next month will include FT8 as a mode, which could provide us with some extra participants… Read More »
Chuck Miller, N6KW, has graciously volunteered to be become the new license trustee for the club’s call, W7DX. More than just a name on a piece of paper, Chuck now assumes the responsibility for keeping the license renewed with the FCC, ensuring all logs are uploaded to LOTW, and answering all QSL card requests. Think of the club station… Read More »
The WWDXC sponsored this DXpedition. This is their story… Mayotte (FH) is a French overseas department located in the northern part of Mozambican channel in the Indian Ocean is one of the four major islands of the Comoro group of islands, but it does not belong to the Union of the Comoros (a DXCC country D6). Its area… Read More »
The weeks running from the end of October through November has some of the most interesting and enjoyable contests of the year for SSB and CW ops.. Domestically, there are ARRL Sweeps and worldwide, of course, are the CQWW SSB/CW events (no ‘dis to the diddlers). Here’s what your fellow Club members have been up to (when they… Read More »
Several members have inquired about adding club roster on the web site. Others have objected, not wanting information like phone numbers or email addresses that are ripe for spam harvesting. Can we strike a balance? Here’s what it would look like.