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July Update for MARC Casual Contesters

Now that Field Day is in the books, it's time to fire up the home stations and work contests on the MARC Contest Calendar. 1. IARU HF World Championship This contest is sponsored by the International Amateur Radio Union. It your chasing DX you need to work this one. The contest is the second … [Read more...]

Heard Island – VK0EK

Update: VK0EK has a reconnaissance team on Heard Island and they are probably setting up now. This is the #5 DXCC entity and hasn’t been activated for 19 years! 73, Steve K8JI A Short Message from VK0EK Co-Organizer, KY6R MARCH 22, 2016 Excellent and fun graphic by VK0EK Team … [Read more...]

MARC Casual Contesters Work CQ WPX

The following MARC Casual Contesters participated in the CQ WPX SSB contest: Jerry AE8S, Denny KC8RPV, Carl N8DWN, Randy W8UF, Dave W8VCI, Dale W8WFC and Bill WS6K. Things started off rather slow, band conditions were not the best and signals out of Europe were marginal Friday evening. As … [Read more...]

CQ WPX Contest – CW

This is the weekend for the CQ WPX CW Contest. For those that operate CW this is a great contest for getting new DX contacts! Read the rules. CW: May 25-26, 2013 Starts: 0000 UTC Saturday Ends: 2359 UTC Sunday … [Read more...]


The SouthWest Ohio DX Association (SWODXA) is pleased to announce that we will again sponsor the SWODXA DX Dinner ™, held in conjunction with the 2013 Dayton Hamvention®. This, our 28th annual dinner, will be on Friday, May 17th, 2013, at the Dayton Marriott, 1414 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, OH … [Read more...]


MARC Contesters There are two RTTY contests in February that have club/team entries. CQ WPX RTTY First is the 2013 CQ WPX RTTY contest that starts at 0000 UTC February 9 and runs until 2359 UTC February 10. CQ WPX RTTY Rules You can operate 30 out of the 48 hours. Spotting is … [Read more...]

ARRL DX News – January 4

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by NC1L, The Weekly DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. KENYA, 5Z. Bertrand, DF3ZS and Tom, DL1QW will be QRV as … [Read more...]

DX – XU1A Cambodia

JH1AJT, JA1TRC, JA4EKO, JA5AQC, E21EIC and JH1OGX will be active from Cambodia 5-17 December 2012 as XU1A 73 Al 4L5A Source … [Read more...]

CQ World Wide SSB DX – ARRL Field Day

2012 CQ World Wide SSB DX Contest The following MARC members participated in the CQ World Wide SSB DX Contest and have submitted logs for a club entry: AE8U - Mike, K8CMO - Dave, KB8UYZ - Dan, KC8RPV - Denny, KD8OUT - Mike, KD8RAP - Brendan, N8DWN - Carl, WN8U - Mark and WS6K - Bill. The … [Read more...]