Sunday, January 10, 2010
Special QSLs - 14th anniversary of the Electronic DX Press Radio Monitoring Associationi
To commemorate the 14th birthday of the Electronic DX Press Radio Monitoring Association (EDXP) on January 4, 2010, special QSLs are now being issued for all correct reception reports received up to the end of 2010 for the "Radio EDXP" programs hosted by various international shortwave broadcasters, titled "The Australian DX Report".
The full colour QSLs show Australian scenes and wildlife, and indicate the
actual transmitter location and the name of the host broadcaster.
"Radio EDXP" is the EDXP's long-time broadcasting service, offering news
reports and schedule updates about international broadcasting, propagation,
Host broadcasters include:
- Worldwide Christian Radio (WWCR) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Every week, on Sundays, at 0300-0315 and on Mondays at 1245-1300
- The Voice of the Andes, HCJB, Quito, Ecuador, each month during the "DX Party Line" English program. The DXPL is broadcast over HCJB-Australia (Kunnunurra, Western Australia), WWCR, WRMI and IRRS (Slovakia)
- World Harvest Radio International - T8WH Palau, and WHRI Indiana, monthly during the "DXing with Cumbre" English program
- Adventist World Radio worldwide network, every month, during the "Wavescan" program, on weekends. This may be heard over transmitters in Guam, Germany, and WRMI.
Reports must include sufficient details for validation purposes, and indicate the date (UTC), time (UTC), frequency, quality of reception, and interference effects, and should be sent to:
Radio EDXP, 404 Mont Albert Road, Mont Albert, Victoria 3127, Australia
Return postage is mandatory - A$2 in mint Australian stamps (for Australian addresses), one IRC or US$1 elsewhere
Radio EDXP electronic QSLs are also available and reports may be submitted either by Email, to firstname.lastname@example.org or via the on-line Reception Report Template at http://edxp.org
E-QSLs are "picked up" at a special Website notified by EDXP. Return postage is not required for E-QSLs.
Radio EDXP is also available via the Internet, with a new episode produced each week, and may be accesssed at http://airm.edxp.org
Formed in January 1995, in Melbourne, Australia, the EDXP is a society to bring together relevant information about World Radio High Frequency Broadcasting, and Australian domestic broadcasting, in a structured and timely manner. Information is contributed by members or researched by the EDXP administration. Many members reside in Australia.
Full details are at http://edxp.org
The EDXP pioneered the use of electronic mail in Australia for collaboration between members, and celebrated its 14th birthday on January 4, 2010, moving into its 15th year of continuous operations.
Good listening to Radio EDXP, and your reception reports would be appreciated!