70th International DX Convention in Visalia, California

Registration has opened for the 70th meeting of the International DX Convention (IDXC). The gathering will take place 12-14th April 2019 at the Convention Center in Visalia, California.

The convention will include Contest Academy training, seminars, keynote presentations, contest and DX forums, and dinners. DXCC QSL card checking will be available. Some three dozen exhibitors will attend. More than 700 avid DXers and contesters looking to improve their skills and reconnect with their peers are expected to attend.

International DX Convention (IDXC) - http://www.dxconvention.com/

Dayton DX Dinner Tickets Now on Sale

Tickets for the DX Dinner, sponsored by the SouthWest Ohio DX Association (SWODXA) and held in conjunction with Dayton Hamvention, are now on sale. The dinner will take place Friday 17th May 2019 at the Dayton Marriott, 1414 S. Patterson Boulevard in Dayton. A social hour will begin at 5:30 PM, and dinner will follow at 7 PM.

The DXpedition of the Year® will be announced, and the Island Radio Expedition Foundation (IREF) will present the IOTA DXpeditioner of the Year Award during the dinner. Tickets are available via the SWODXA Events website, which includes more information.

SWODXA - http://swodxaevents.org/purchase-tickets/

Finalised RSGB Convention Programme Released

The RSGB have released the final schedule of events for this weekends RSGB Convention to be held at Kents Hill Park Conference Centre, Milton Keynes on 12-14 October 2018.

RSGB Convention Highlights

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  • Ian White, GM3SEK will be talking about “VHF Baluns – Fact and Fancy”.

  • John Worsnop, G4BAO will cover “The Wednesday Night Digifest”. 

  • Naomi Kurahara, JE6GXN will introduce people to “INFOSTELLAR”. 

  • Ciaran Morgan, M0XTD will bring us up to date on “ARISS and STEM”. 

  • Noel Matthews, G8GTZ will present on “The Farnham WebSDR – DC to Microwaves on your smartphone”.

  • Peter Gülzow, DB2OS will give an “UPDATE ON ES’HAIL-2” 

The ICQ Amateur/Ham Radio Podcast will be hosting a panel discussion with RSGB Chairman Ian Shepherd (G4EVK) at noon on Saturday 13th October 2018. ICQ Amateur / Ham Radio Podcast listeners are welcome to submit a question even if not attending the show - https://www.icqpodcast.com/news/2018/10/7/icq-amateurham-radio-podcast-at-rsgb-convention-2018

RSGB Convention Programme - https://rsgb.org/main/about-us/rsgb-convention/rsgb-convention-programme/