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Bouvet Bound: Craig Thompson, K9CT

Saturday, January 27, 2018

On January 27, there were reports of 15 to 20-foot waves in the South Atlantic, as the team of the 3Y0Z Bouvet 2018 DXpedition slowly makes their journey to the third-rarest DXCC entity. Ralph Fedor, K0IR, wrote on the 3Y0Z blog: "That which was not secured is no longer where it was.

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INDEXA with Bob Schenck, N2OO

Friday, December 22, 2017

There are a few facts about DX'ing that get lost on many DX'ers. Many hams dream of going on a big expedition to a rare entity, but quickly run head-on into one of the inescapable facts of the hobby: going on a DXpedition to a rare locale costs money. A lot of money.

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The DXWatch DXCC-In-A-Weekend Challenge

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Earning ARRL's DXCC Award remains the gold standard of DX accomplishment for any ham interested in long-haul communications. While you can earn DXCC on a variety of bands or modes, most new DX'ers aim for the Mixed award: confirming 100 countries using any combination of modes or bands.

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Yasme Foundation Helps Fund Ham Radio's Growth

Friday, October 20, 2017

Veteran DX'ers know the word YASME. But newer DX'ers might not know the story behind the word, nor how relevant it is in today's amateur radio. What is a Yasme, and why is it important?

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Satellites: A New Horizon for DXpeditions

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

With October comes the contest and DX season.  Conditions get quieter on HF in the Northern hemisphere. In addition, the first major event on the ham radio contest calendar, the CQ Worldwide DX Phone Contest, means lots of contest expeditions to places like the Caribbean, Europe and northern Africa will take place.

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Welcome to the new DXWatch Blog!

Friday, October 6, 2017

Welcome back to the DXWatch blog! Yes, we have been offline for a while, but are now returning to the DX community.

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Yes, we have a widget!

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Have you ever wanted to have a cluster on your website? Now you can have DXWATCH spots directly on your website. We offer you a widget generator that will let you build a widget that suit your needs! You can even filter by callsign and bands!

Check it out! http://www.dxwatch.com/widget/

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Ads free dxwatch.com for donators

Wednesday, September 22, 2010


I recently made a couple of internals upgrades on the website, and I added a feature that I was owing to our donators for a while...

Now, as a courtesy for their support, donators will be granted with a period with a free-of ads site.

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More new features...

Monday, August 9, 2010

I just upgraded the site.

Now we have flags for DX information. If you dont like them, no problem: click on the options tab (right side, blue column) and choose not to show them.

We also have bearing & distance information when you pass your mouse over DX callsigns!

I hope you enjoy the new features!

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New features on www.dxwatch.com!

Thursday, July 29, 2010


Last night I updated the site. Whats new:

- the code that show spots has been greatly optimized, dxwatch.com should be running very smoothly now on all browsers.

- the system can now tag (with light green background) new spots arriving, so you can see in a glance what is new.

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