Monday, November 28, 2016

28th anniversary of BCDX Net, India

The weekly BCDX Net operating on the 40 Meter Amateur Radio Band in South India is celebrating its 28th anniversary on November  27, 2016.

This Net was started on Sunday, November 27, 1988 by a small group of Amateurs viz.Shanmughasundaram VU 2FOT, Victor Goonetilleke 4S7VK, Jose Jacob VU2JOS and some SWLs.

The whole concept of this Net started when these Hams used to meet regularly on the band and exchanged DX news at various times. This later transformed into a regular Net which benefited many people. This Net is conducted on Sunday mornings for the advantage of those who are keenly interested in Broadcast Band Dxing.The unique thing about this Net is that is helped Hams to become SWL Dxers and SWLs to become Hams!

The BCDX Net has been very regular all these long 28 years, thanks to the dedicated Net Controllers. It is conducted on Sunday mornings at 0830 IST (0300 UTC ) on 7085 kHz LSB on the 40 meter Amateur Band which covers South India & Sri Lanka etc.

The 28th anniversary of BCDX Net will be celebrated on air on Sunday Nov 27, 2016 at 8.30 am IST on 7085 kHz LSB.

Special thanks to the regular net controller Sanil Deep VU3SIO who is assisted d from time to time by Neel, VU3BGK etc.

The postal address of BCDX Net is : Box 211, Kozhikode 673001, Kerala, India.

Congratulations to BCDX Net on its 28th anniversary!

Jose Jacob, VU2JOS


National Institute of Amateur Radio
Raj Bhavan Road
Hyderabad 500082, India

Tel:+91 40 2331 0287, +91 40 6516 7388
Fax: +91 40 2331 0287

Club Station : VU2NRO 14160 kHz  145.500 MHz

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