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Activities

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Welcome to the Northern Illinois DX Association Web Site. Feel free to look around to see what we are up to.  The NIDXA is an active DX club affiliated with the ARRL.  NIDXA runs the Ninth District Incoming QSL Bureau, and the world famous W9DXCC Convention.

  

NIDXA-Sponsored 2018 CQ DX Marathon Plaque Winner K2JL

Hello DX Friends! I just wanted to thank you for sponsoring the 2018 CQ DX Marathon Formula Class plaque! With my simple setup of 100w and a few wire antennas (1 Carolina Windom and 3 EDZ antennas plus a DXE 43 vertical), I was able to take home first place in 2018. Thank you for the plaque! Im in the running again this year hopefully! Tough condx for 100w and wires this year but Im forging ahead!
73, Jim K2JL
Marathon Winner K2JL

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NIDXA Meetings

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NIDXA meetings are currently held at 7:30p the second Friday of the month at either the Schaumburg Library or the Elmhurst Community Bank on an as-available basis.
There are no meetings in February (annual dinner) or September (W9DXCC).
For the past few years NIDXA has met jointly with the Metro DX Club in Joliet in August.
Check this space for upcoming meeting announcements.

NEXT MEETING
Friday October 11 7:30p
Community Bank of Elmhurst
330 W Butterfield Road, Elmhurst, IL
Just east of Route 83 on Butterfield
Doors open at 7pm

Program
1. Shack tour, KA9ZPL - Dave Colen
2. Cybersecurity Basics for the Radio Amateur, Dark Web Demonstration, and WiFi Pineapple Demonstration
- John Zuska, Certified Information Security Professional, Director at ACA Aponix.
WiFi Pineapple: It's Not a Fruit. The WiFi Pineapple is a testing tool, originally created in order to allow IT professionals to test the vulnerability of their networks. They can be used to de-authenticate and spoof a legitimate network, forcing users to connect to this fake network.
ACA Aponix has been named Best Cyber Security Provider by The Drawdowns Private Equity Services Awards 2018.

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NIDXA 2 Meter Repeater

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NIDXA 2 Meter Repeater - 147.36

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Upcoming DX Contests

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Oceania DX SSB
Oct 5-6

Russian WW Digital
Oct 5-6

YLRL DX/NA YL Contest
Oct 5-7

RSGB DX
Oct 6

Makrothen RTTY
Oct 12-13

Oceania DX CW
Oct 12-13

Scandinavian Activity SSB
Oct 12-13

JARTS WW RTTY
Oct 19-20

Stew Perry Topband
Oct 19-20

Worked All Germany
Oct 19-20

CQ WW DX SSB
Oct 26-27


 

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  CQ DX Marathon

NIDXA is the trophy sponsor for the
CQ Magazine DX Marathon.
Details at DX Marathon


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