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Metro DX Club Officers

President: Jim Mornar, N9TK

Vice-President: Bob Jacobson K9CJ

Acting Recording Secretary: John Raiger, K9DRS

Secretary/Treasurer: John Holmes, W9ILY

Webmaster: John Holmes, W9ILY

 

   Where DX is our middle name!!  

Welcome to the Web site of  W9TY, the Metro DX Club of South Suburban Chicago, Illinois.

We sponsor the colorful W.U.S.T. (Worked U.S. Territories) Award for confirmed contact with 14, 15 or 16 of those Territories. You will be proud to display this award!

CLICK HERE for all the details.

 

Congratulations to the latest recipients of the W.U.S.T Award: K1KOB, K2DFC and JN3SAC.

Awarded in 2016: KB9LIE (16), K9OT (16), IK4DRY (16), GØDBE (16), G4NXG/M (16), K1KOB (16), K2DFC (16) and JN3SAC (16).

Awarded in 2015: SM5FWW, WØGJ, N6FX, K8EAB (endorsement #15), VE3CFK, DJ3XG (endorsements #15 & #16), AI9L (endorsement #16), W1RM, W9IXX, WØROB (endorsement #16), AA1VX, K6VWE (endorsement #16), W5NUT, N9LAH, W6WF, N2BJ and W4DSM.

SPECIAL EVENT STATION 2016: We will be operating a SPECIAL EVENT STATION commemorating the 1883 Diamond Mine Disaster on Saturday, February 6, 2016 between 1700Z and 2300Z from the QTH of John, W9ILY, in Morris. CLICK HERE for the details of this club activity.

Our regular meetings are at the Tinley Park Emergency Management Agency located at 17355 S. 68th Court in Tinley Park, IL. Our next regular meeting will be on Friday February 19, 2016 at 7:30. We'll be testing the status of the various radios in the EOC. See you there!

Check out the latest Space Weather conditions! http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/

REALTIME BAND CONDITIONS WEB SITE <http://www.bandconditions.com>

CURRENT/UPCOMING HOT DX ACTION

Mike, K9AJ is a member of the big VP8 team activating South Sandwich as VP9STI and South Georgia as VP8GSI. They are on the air! CLICK HERE for info.
The DXpedition to Palmyra, KH5-p using the call K5P, is now QRT. WB9Z was a team member!  CLICK HERE for details and to check out the WUST logo on the mail page!
Tom W9AEB and friend W9DR will operate from St. Barthelemy (FJ) in June 2016.
John K9EL will again operate as FS/K9EL from St. Martin June 2-21. 

FOR A LIST OF SCHEDULED DX OPERATIONS, CLICK HERE

Hear what a DXpedition hears from the DX side! CLICK HERE.

Our club is now listed in Clublog as a member club. All members should be sure to join Clublog (http://www.clublog.org) and add METRO DX Club (MetroDXC) as one of your clubs! As of 1/4/2016, the following members have registered Metro as one of their clubs: AC9EF, AI9L, K9AJ, K9CJ, K9CS, K9DRS, K9EL, K9NR, K9NU, K9PMV, K9PY, KA9BBQ, KC9RNK, KM9M, N2WB, N9AAC, N9AKR, N9IHZ, N9LAH, N9MKZ, N9ORD, N9TK, N9WK, NV9L, NV9X, W9AEB, W9ILY, W9IXX, W9NKV, W9OA, W9PDS, W9UM, WA9LEY,WF9V and WG9V.

METRO CLUB ACTION IN 2016

CONGRATULATIONS to our officers for 2016: Agreeing to hold their posts for an additional year are President: Jim Mornar N9TK, Vice-President/Program Coordination: Bob Jacobson K9CJ, Secretary/Treasurer: John Holmes W9ILY. Also, John Raiger, K9DRS, has agreed to be acting recording secretary. Thanks again, John!

WELCOME to our newest member Chris, W9LIZ.

Our annual Winterfest dinner was held on Friday, January 15 at Papa Joe's in Orland Park. 25 members and guests enjoyed a great meal, door prizes and lots of fun.

Jerry WB9Z is on the team activation Palmyra(KH5) as K5P.

Mike K9AJ is on the team activating South Sandwich (VP8STI) and South Georgia (VP8SGI).

We will operate a Special Event Station on Saturday, February 6 at the QTH of W9ILY in Morris. 

"Is this contest a Club Contest?" CLICK HERE for the answer!

Would you like to contact us? CLICK HERE!

Have questions about club membership? CLICK HERE!

Are you an award chaser? Click HERE for information about the awards that we sponsor.

What did METRO do in past years? Click HERE for the highlights!

Check out our Club Reflector! Click HERE. Be sure to check the member photos posted there! Also, check archived copies of our former printed newsletter, the Metro DXer.

Club contest QSO activities are posted. How did you do against other club members? Check it out now by clicking HERE to see the OUR CLUB CONTESTING RESULTS.

Have you won an award? Let W9ILY know so a copy can be posted HERE! Check out the members awards!

 

This page was last updated on 02/03/16.

   

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Metro DX Club

3810 N. Chamlin Drive

Morris, IL 60450

U.S.A.

To contact us, please email:    w9ty@arrl.net

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