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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, USA.

We operated a SPECIAL EVENT STATION on Saturday, November 22, 2014 celebrating our 35th anniversary! A certificate returned by email may be requested by sending an email to For a printed certificate, please send a self-addressed 9"x12" envelope with two (2) ounces postage attached to: Metro DX Club c/o John Holmes, 3810 N. Chamlin Dr., Morris, IL 60450. CLICK HERE for more details.

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: SM5FWW and WGJ.

Awarded in 2015: SM5FWW and WGJ.

Awarded in 2014: W6ZQ, KG8CZ, K8EAB, K1BV, WA9LEY and NR9J.

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 February 20, 2015 at 7:30.  

Check out the new site for viewing the Aurora Oval:


bulletKP1 - Navassa - a rare WUST entity - WILL BE ACTIVATED HIS MONTH! For the latest info CLICK HERE.
bulletEP from rare Iran for about two weeks is on the air.
bulletC5X from The Gambia is on the air.
bulletWatch here for info on several exciting DXpeditions that should occur throughout 2015.


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 ( and add METRO DX Club (MetroDXC) as one of your clubs! As of 12/16/2014, the following members have registered Metro as one of their clubs: AI9L, K9AJ, K9CJ, K9CS, K9DRS, K9NR, K9NU, K9PMV, K9PY, KC9RNK, KM9M, N2WB, N9AKR, N9IHZ, N9LAH, N9MKZ, N9ORD, N9TK, N9WK, NV9L, NV9X, W9AEB, W9ILY, W9IXX, W9NKV, W9OA, W9PDS, W9UM, WA9LEY and WF9V.


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!

"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 01/22/15.

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Metro DX Club

3810 N. Chamlin Drive

Morris, IL 60450


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