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First Annual "Dream Rig" Youth Essay Contest. - (Posted: 07/01/2020)

Press Release by the Intrepid-DX Group

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The Intrepid-DX Group is a US based 501 C(3) nonprofit organization that promotes Amateur Radio activities in developing countries.

Announcing our first annual Youth Essay Contest-Prize is a Dream Rig!

The Intrepid-DX Group recognizes the importance of including Youth in our great hobby because they are our future!  We are establishing an annual Dream Rig Youth Essay Contest to learn the suggestions of young people for attracting other young operators to Amateur Radio.

What is the Prize?

The prize is a factory fresh ICOM IC-7300!  See the features here:

Contest Rules:

1)    Two-page Essay answering these questions: A) What are your amateur radio goals? B) What can we do to attract more youth to amateur radio?

2)    USA Amateur Radio License Holders Age 19 or younger.

3)    Promise to keep the radio for one year, not flip it, trade it or sell it, and to use it on the air.

4)    Send essay in text or MS Word attachment to by July 31, 2020.

5)    You may alternatively mail it to: The Intrepid-DX Group, 3052 Wetmore Dr, San Jose, CA 95148, USA.. Must be postmarked by July 31, 2020.

6) The winner of the Essay Contest will be announced on our Website and Facebook page on August 10, 2020

All submissions become the property of the Intrepid-DX Group and may be published. 

Questions: Send an email to

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DVRA Tech Net Sunday evenings 9PM 147.670 Mhz (-600 MHz) PL Tone 131.8 - (Posted: 04/04/2020)

All licensed amateur radio operators are invited to join the Delaware Valley Radio Association Tech Net Sunday evenings at 9PM. Tune in to catch the weekly DX report by Cliff Green WA2TMF. Check In's are encouraged to ask questions, discuss technical aspects of amateur radio, and discuss their latest projects. The Tech Net is held weekly on the DVRA repeater 147.670 MHz (-600 MHz) PL Tone 131.8   

Amateurs Find Ways to Meet Without Being Able to Gather - (Posted: 04/03/2020)

Last night the Gloucester County Amateur Radio Club held its first General Membership “On-The-Air” Meeting on our 147.180 MHz repeater. Our VP Tony Starr WA2FZB was net control. We had 36 check-ins, which is the average attendance at our in-person meetings. People also checked-in using our EchoLink W2MMD-R server and also on 10M at 28.475 MHz. We handled the normal meeting business and lasted 45 minutes. Not bad for the first time. A good time was had by all.

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