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First Person DX'ing

Post by KirtB » Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:52 am

First Person DX'ing, February 1970 Popular Electronics

'DXing' is amateur radio shorthand for long distance communications. While there is no formal exact distance beyond which an operator has officially made a 'long distance' contact, a generally accepted range is maybe 50 miles or so. To some extent, DX is relative to the equipment and power being used. For instance if you have a maximum legal transmitter output power of 1500 watts and an optimally sited, mounted and tuned, high gain antenna, with low loss transmission cable, and super sensitive receiver, etc., and make a successful contact 100 miles away, no one would ...
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