Welcome to the Arkansas DX Association
Celebrating 50 Years of Service to the Arkansas DX Community!
ADXA is a 100% ARRL Member Affiliated Club
ADXA is committed to the support of its member’s pursuit of DX activities and of DXers around the world.
ADXA holds quarterly meetings at different locations in Arkansas. These meetings allow sharing of DX information with the group and discussion of requests for support of various planned DXpeditions.
2017 ADXA Officers:
President: Joel Harrison W5ZN
Vice President: Pat Patterson W5VY
Secretary-Treasurer: Glenn Wolf N5RN
Director: Earl Smith N5ZM
Director: Frank Farlander N7FF
ADXA 50th Anniversary Convention
Wyndham Riverfront Hotel
North Little Rock, Arkansas
December 2, 2017
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Pre-registration required – NO Walk-ins or Registration at the Door)
Registration Deadline is Monday, November 27
Our Very Special Guests are
Bob Allphin, K4UEE
With the completion of the very successful K1N DXpedition to Navassa Island, K4UEE has reached a milestone in his ham radio “career”. He has now participated in, led, or co-led DXpeditions to ELEVEN of the DXCC “top 10 most wanted”. They are Baker/Howland (#8), Heard Island (#4), Bhutan (#3), South Sandwich Islands (#6), South Georgia Island (#10), Peter I Island (#4), Lakshadweep (#2), Desecheo Island (#6), Saba/St. Eustatius (all-time new one), Amsterdam/St. Paul (# 4) and now Navassa Island (#1). In 2012, the HKØNA Malpelo Island DXpedition ranked #12 “most wanted”, set a new World Record for QSOs for non-hotel, non fly-in DXpeditions.Since retiring fifteen years ago to pursue DXpeditioning more or less full time, Bob has participated in ten MAJOR DXpeditions that have made over 1.25 million QSOs. He has ELEVEN “DXpedition of the Year” plaques hanging on his wall.
He is an active contester and has participated in 38 contest DXpeditions. From the mid- 80s through the early 2000s, Bob set five single operator/single band World Records and was a competitor in two World Radio Team Championships (WRTC) events in 1996 and 2000.
Bob is a member of the CQ DX Hall of Fame, current Chairman of INDEXA, current President of The KP1-5 Project, and former Chairman of the ARRL DX Advisory Committee (DXAC). He is a member of the VooDoo Contest Group, FOC (First Class Operator Club), A-1 Operators Club, the Southeastern DX Club Hall of Fame.
Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA
Carl has been licensed since October 1961 (Novice call WN9AVT). His interest in propagation dates back to his college days at Purdue University (BSEE 1969, MSEE 1972).
His web site (k9la.us) contains valuable articles and presentations about propagation and solar topics from his monthly Practical Propagation column in CQ Plus (formerly WorldRadio), from contributions to other Amateur Radio publications, and presentations he has given.
In July 2012 ARRL award him the QST Cover Plaque Award for his article “Our Recent Solar Minimum and Sunspot Cycle 24 Progress.” and again in March 2013 for his article “The Sun and the Ionosphere.” He has been an invited instructor at “DX University”.
Carl and his wife Vicky AE9YL have been on several DXpeditions (YK9A, OJ0, and many trips to ZF as ZF2LA and ZF2YL). He is on the Top of the Honor Roll (worked all current DXCC entities), has 160-Meter DXCC and needs only four zones on 80-Meters for 5BWAZ.
In July 2016 Carl was appointed to serve as the ARRL Central Division Vice Director
ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR
ARRL President and long time ADXA member Rick Roderick, K5UR has been ranked #5 in the world in the DX Challenge. As a past Chairman of the ARRL DX Advisory Committee, Rick was instrumental in the DXCC 2000 Project, implementation of DXCC Challenge/De Soto Cup Award, and creation of Logbook of the World. Rick’s current standings are 370 Mixed, 367 Phone and 354 CW and has 320 confirmed on 160 meters!
ARRL Delta Division Director Dave Norris, K5UZ
Dave is a long time ADXA member and supporter. He has been very active and instrumental in maintaining the ARRL DXCC award as the top amateur radio operating award in the world. Dave’s DXCC totals are Mixed 347, Phone 326 and CW 322.
ADXA Acknowledges and Thanks our 50th Anniversary Convention Sponsors:
ADXA Thanks Our Sponsors for the Following Prizes
DX Engineering $100 Gift Certificate
2018 ARRL Handbook (Hardcover)
2018 ARRL Handbook (Softcover)
ON4UN’s Low Band DX’ing
ARRL’s Grounding & Bonding by N0AX
ARRL $50 Gift Certificate
(2) ARRL $25 Gift Certificates
The Daily DX – One Year Subscription
The Weekly DX – One Year Subscription