The Ohio/Penn Dx PacketCluster
DX Bulletin No. 1144.1
January 8, 2014
Editor Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW
Provided by BARF80.ORG (Cleveland, Ohio)
Thanks to the Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society, Northern Ohio DX Association, Ohio/Penn PacketCluster Network, AB5K & the AR TelNet Clusters Network K3LR, OH2BH and W6SZN for the following DX information.
DAYTON HAMVENTION CONTEST DINNER (Press Release)[edited]
The North Coast Contesters are proud to announce: The 22nd Annual Dayton Contest Dinner 2014 Contest Dinner tickets are on sale now exclusively via our web site.
Thanks to Scott, KA9FOX and QTH.com for designing, building and running the Contest Dinner web site - http://contestdinner.com
Master of Ceremonies for the Dayton Contest Dinner is Contest Hall of Fame member and World Wide Radio Operators Foundation (WWROF) Chairman, John Dorr, K1AR.
Doug Grant, K1DG, Co-Chairman of WRTC2014 will be our featured speaker.
The 2014 Contest Hall of Fame inductees will be announced.
The Contest Dinner will be held on Saturday night, May 17, 2014 at 6:30 PM Cash bar opens at 5:30 PM.
Located at the newly renovated Crowne Plaza Hotel (Official Contester Hotel) 5th and Jefferson Streets (Next to the Dayton Convention Center) Dayton (Downtown), Ohio in the PRESIDENTIAL BALLROOM on the second floor.
Seating is random. Tables are set in rounds of 10. You can purchase an entire table for your group (purchased group tables are set for 8).
Tickets are only available on http://contestdinner.com
There are no tickets for sale at the door.
The 26th annual Contest Super Suite (all FOUR nights during Dayton) details are here: http://contestsupersuite.com
And Contest University seats are filling up fast http://contestuniversity.com
We expect another sold out event for the Dayton Contest dinner. Get your tickets early!
Dayton Contest Dinner Chairman
President, North Coast Contesters
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 7, 2014
OG0A; ALAND ISLANDS RAMPING UP AGAIN
Completing the first phase of the OG0A DXpedition, the initial trio led by young Mari (YL), OH2FPK returned to mainland Finland with 6469 QSOs in the books. The team provided hundreds of new low-band pointers to the Deserving and benefited from a Solar Flux high of above 200 and a K Index of zero. You can follow their success through QRZ.com and ClubLog by typing in www.qrz.com/db/OG0A
The operation will continue on Wednesday with another fresh trio consisting of Pertti, OH2PM; Kim, OH6KZP and Martti,OH2BH who will again put the emphasis on low bands and WARC.
See you on the bands for the rest of this week.
Team at OG0A
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 7, 2014
St. Charles, MO
YASME FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES SUPPORTING GRANTS
The Yasme Foundation makes supporting grants to individuals and organ- izations providing or creating useful services for the amateur radio com- munity. Regardless of originality or novelty, Yasme supports these programs in order to further the development of amateur radio around the world.
The Board of Directors of The Yasme Foundation is pleased to announce that it has made supporting grants as follows:
1. WRTC-2014 — to assist in defraying the expenses of the World Radio Team Championship to be held this coming July in the Boston area of the north- eastern United States (wrtc2014.org)
2. Reverse Beacon Network (RBN) — to purchase a receiver and the necessary accessories to upgrade the node presently operational in Bangalore (reversebeacon.net)
3. CWOps CW Academy — to assist in defraying the expenses of providing on-line CW training courses (cwops.org)
4. ARRL Second Century Fund — to support the goals of the ARRL’s Second Century Campaign (arrl.org/arrl-second-century-campaign)
The Yasme Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation organized to conduct scientific and educational projects related to amateur radio, including DXing (long distance communication) and the introduction and promotion of amateur radio in developing countries. For additional information about The Yasme Foundation, visit our website at www.yasme.org.
Ward Silver, N0AX, President
The Yasme Foundation
Board of Directors:
Fred Laun, K3ZO, Director and Vice-President
Rusty Epps, W6OAT, Director and Treasurer
Kip Edwards, W6SZN, Director and Secretary
Martti Laine, OH2BH, Director
Mac McHenry, W6BSY, Director
Robert Vallio, W6RGG, Director
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