Welcome to the Spokane DX Association  

Serving Eastern Washington and North Idaho

June 8, 2024

Inland Empire VHF Radio Amateur First Annual Tailgate Swap meet

Here is a link to the Tailgate Hamfest Flier — Tailgate Hamfest 2024

June 21-23, 2004

“SDXA Field Day”

 

SDXA DX NETS

DXpedition SOLICITATIONS

ALL DXpedition funding requests are to be to the SDXA President. Since funding is limited, in this manner, our SDXA Officers can give your request the consideration it deserves.

SOLAR ACTIVITY AND PROPAGATION SECTION


For additional info, try this SOLAR LINK for everything you ever wanted to know about the current Sun at the SolarHam site by VE3EN
Link to SPACEWEATHER.COM, a quick source for the daily activity on the sun
Link to NOAA SPACEWEATHER
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The Miscellaneous Area

SDXA CALENDAR

2024

  • every wednesday HF Net on 3840 kHz at 08:00 AM local
  • every sunday    6 Meter Net on 50.140 kHz at 08:00 PM local
  • 06 June ‘24      SDXA Program & meeting on Zoom 7:00 PM local
  • 21-23 June ‘24   SDXA in ARRL Field Day
  • 11 July 2024     SDXA Program & meeting on Zoom 7:00 PM local
  • 01 August ‘24    SDXA Program & meeting on Zoom 7:00 PM local
  • 17 August ’24    SDXA Annual Picnic
  • 05 September ‘24 SDXA Program & meeting on Zoom 7:00 PM local
  • 03 October ‘24   SDXA annual Awards Banquet tbd
  • 07 November ‘24  SDXA Program & meeting Hybrid @ _tbd_ and on zoom 7:00 PM local
  • 05 December ‘24  SDXA Program & meeting on Zoom 7:00 PM local
  • contests of interest:
    a) Pacific NW Challenge Trophy contests:
    + CQ Worldwide DX Contest, RTTY #1  0000Z, Sep 23 to 2400Z, Sep 24
    + CQ Worldwide DX Contest, SSB #2    0000Z, Oct 28 to 2359Z, Oct 29
    + CQ Worldwide DX Contest, CW #3    0000Z, Nov 25 to 2400Z, Nov 26
    + ARRL RTTY Roundup #4                     1800Z, Jan 6 to 2400Z, Jan 7
    + CQ WW RTTY WPX Contest #5          0000Z, Feb 10 to 2400Z, Feb 11
    + ARRL Inter. DX Contest, CW #6        0000Z, Feb 17 to 2400Z, Feb 18
    + ARRL Inter. DX Contest, SSB #7       0000Z, Mar 2 to 2400Z, Mar 3
    + CQ WW WPX Contest, SSB #8          0000Z, Mar 30 to 2400Z, Mar 31
    + CQ WW WPX Contest, CW #9           0000Z, May 25 to 2400Z, May 26
    + IARU HF World Championship #10 1200Z, Jul 13 to 1200Z, Jul 14
  • b) other contests for internal SDXA incentives:
    + ARRL Inter. Digital Contest               1800Z, Jun 1 to 2400Z, Jun 2
    + World Wide Digi DX Contest             1200Z, Aug 24 to 1200Z, Aug 25
  • c) other contests for internal SDXA interest
    + Idaho QSO Party                                  1900Z, Mar 9 to 1900Z, Mar 10
    + 7th Call Area QSO Party                      1300Z, May 4 to 0700Z, May 5
    + Washington State Salmon Run         1600Z, Sep 16 to 0700Z, Sep 17 and
    1600Z-2400Z, Sep 17

JOIN THE SDXA

Regular dues – $20 per person.
Second family member – $10.
Under 19 years of age are free.
DUES LINK.
We accept PayPal too.

  • NW HAM RADIO CONVENTION & SWAP MEETS

    Lynn N7CFO keeps the best listing.
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Gary Bytnar AD7XG

  • IA ETHICS OPER PROCEDURES

    LINK

  • OUTSIDE HELP IN ANTENNAS & TOWERS

    LINK

  • CONTESTING LINKS

    There are a lot of links to contesting activities in the DX/Contesting drop down menu above the 24-hour clock on the right of this page. But here are a couple of the best.
    1. WA7BNM
    2. CONTESTING.COM

  • INTERNET ENTITY PRONOUNCER

    How do you pronounce a DX entity’s name? Here is a link to the pronouncing. There is also a audio link to a human voice saying the entity’s name correctly. This authority is the 3rd edition Merriam Webster Geographical Dictionary. Covering only legitimate countries, it does not cover non-country ARRL entities.
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