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Archive for August, 2008

The ARRL 2007 DXCC Yearbook is released

Posted: August 30th, 2008 under Book, Dxpedition, Hamradio.

Fresh from the printer. The 2007 DXCC Yearbook is now released. The book has interesting articles about the year’s DXing activities and the Clinton B. DeSoto Cup and DXCC Challenge standings. The publication is free of charge for recent participants in the DXCC program. Others can purchase the Yearbook by contacting the DXCC Branch

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MMTTY 1.66F released

Posted: August 29th, 2008 under Hamradio, Software.

Seems MMTTY has been updated. Still can’t find anything on the official website, and the download is from DXLabs and not the official page. First read this on where LA6FJA posted it. Here are the release notes.

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New Icom IC-7600 transceiver coming soon

Posted: August 25th, 2008 under Hamradio.

Yesterday I was made aware that Icom is coming out with a new rig. It’s called the IC-7600 and was spotted at Tokyo Hamfair 2008. Click read more for the known specs and a few pictures.

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DX Bulletin Reader 1.0 by VE3NEA

Posted: August 23rd, 2008 under Hamradio, Software.

I happened to surf by Alex, VE3NEA’s page today, and found that he released a new program. Now if only someone could publish older bulletins as downloadable archives. If you know about any archives, please let me know.   Downloadable zipped bulletinarchives: 425DXNews archive is here. DXNewsLetter archive is here. Here is a short presentation […]

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DXPedition to KP5, Desecheo Island

Posted: August 21st, 2008 under Dxpedition, Hamradio.

I just read that KP5 will probably be qrv soon. That is one dxcc that I have never worked, so I very much look forward to it. Read the press release from W3UR below:

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