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.
METRO was present at the great K1N operation, voted as the "DXpedition of the Year" for 2015. Here is Jerry WB9Z with our flag on top of the K1N lighthouse with a beautiful background.
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!
Congratulations to the latest recipient of the W.U.S.T Award: W4DSM.
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.
Awarded in 2014: W6ZQ, KG8CZ, K8EAB, K1BV, WA9LEY and NR9J.
SPECIAL EVENT STATION 2016: We will be operating a SPECIAL EVENT STATION 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 will be 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 October 16, 2015 at 7:30. We will have a special speaker, Scott DeSantis KB9VRW, our ARRL Affiliated Club Coordinator. 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
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 7/1/2015, the following members have registered Metro as one of their clubs: AI9L, K9AJ, K9CJ, K9CS, K9DRS, K9EL, K9NR, K9NU, K9PMV, K9PY, KA9BBQ, KC9RNK, KM9M, N2WB, N9AKR, N9IHZ, N9LAH, N9MKZ, N9ORD, N9TK, N9WK, NV9L, NV9X, W9AEB, W9ILY, W9IXX, W9NKV, W9OA, W9PDS, W9UM, WA9LEY,WF9V and WG9V.
METRO CLUB ACTION IN 2015
Our annual Winterfest dinner was held on Friday, January 16 at the Harvest Room Restaurant,7164 W 127th St (Harlem Ave), Palos Heights, IL. Everyone had a great time!
CONGRATULATIONS to our officers for 2015: 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, John!
WELCOME to our new members: Thomas N9IHZ, Gregg AB9MZ, John K9EL, Erik K9EU, Wayne AC9EF and Jeff KD9APD.
Congrats to Tony, KD9CAU on receiving his new call N9AAC.
We had a great Field Day operation from Tinley Park with 918 contacts logged.
Metro and the NIDXA participated in a joint meeting in August.
John K9DRS has created a Facebook page for us. Check www.facebook.com/metrodxclub
We operated a SPECIAL EVENT STATION on Saturday, November 22, 2014 celebrating our 35th anniversary! CLICK HERE for full details.
"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!
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 10/08/15.
Metro DX Club 3810 N. Chamlin Drive Morris, IL 60450 U.S.A. To contact us, please email:
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3810 N. Chamlin Drive
Morris, IL 60450
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