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Asian DX League DXpedition 2014 @ Mandarmani

DX Traveler’s Account

The following account is from ADXL’s latest DXpedition to Mandarmani, a coastal town on the  Bay of Bengal coastline some 160 KMs from Kolkata, in West Bengal, India. The dates for the Dxpedition were 17-19 January, 2014.

The Crew –  Swopan Chakraborty (SC), Partha Sarathi Goswami (PSG), Pranab Kumar Roy (PKR), Avijit Mondal (AM) and yours truly Rajdeep Das (RD)

The Travel – We took the early morning train ride from Howrah Jn. to Kanthi (3.5 Hrs) and then a further 1.5 Hrs by a hired 4-wheeler to reach our destination – Samudra Bilas Resort at Mandarmani.

The Gadgets -  AFEDRI SDR + Netbook, ICOM R75 + MFJ  959C Tuner, Tecsun PL 660, Sangean ATS 909X, Sony ICF-SW7600GR, Degen DE 1103, Tecsun PL 310, C.Crane CCRadio-SW and Siemens RK 665. Continue reading

Mandarmani DXpedition 2014 :: Photos Set#1


From Mandarmani DXpedition 2014, posted by Partha Sarathi Goswami on 1/18/2014 (45 items)



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ODXA Shortwave DX Challenge 2014

Via Mark Coady – Ontario DX Association, Canada…
It’s time to start thinking about the ODXA Shortwave DX Challenge. I’ve tightened up the submission schedule but, besides being fun, the idea is to have as many excellent loggings for the January updates for Your Reports Express. This year we are also changing the prizes. Below are the rules and details for the challenge. The rules will also be posted to the ODXA website http://www.odxa.on.ca/ .

2014 Shortwave DX Challenge Rules are as follows -  Continue reading

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PCJ Radio Special happy Station Show on Christmas & New Year

PCJ Radio airing special Happy Station show on December 22 & 29, 2013

The Happy station Christmas program will be transmitted
at 1330 to 1430 UTC
Asia 9335 kHz @125 kW via Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
North America 11880 kHz via WRMI (xWYFR) txr at Florida
in Europe on 5995 kHz with a power of 125 kW Azimuth 240 time 13.30-1430 UTC

Special QSL will be issued for these broadcasts.