To go beyond listening to DX stations you
will want to send reports and receive QSL's in return. You might even be
interested in the more esoteric MW DXing such as DXing South or Central
American MW stations or others outside of North America. Even if you
stay with MW stations within North America some of these resources can
Books and Publications
World Radio and TV Handbook(WRTH)
Available from major bookstores or amateur radio stores. This is an
excellent guide to medium and shortwave stations around the world. In it
are listed major MW stations and their addresses in Canada and the U.S.
as well as some from other countries.
A monthly publication of the Ontario DX Association (ODXA) with a specific
slant for Ontario listeners. It covers medium wave DXing as well as a
variety of other topics such as SWL, scanning, pirate radio, FM/TX DXing,
and a variety of other columns and articles. ODXA, Box 161, Station A,
Willowdale, Ontario M2N 5S8.
This publication from the National Radio Club (NRC) is especially good for
the medium wave DXer as it covers solely the AM DX scene. There are 30
issues a year as it arrives weekly during the peak MX DX season. It
includes reports of what MX DXers are hearing organized by eastern and
western North America. A separate column reports on International DX.
National Radio Club Inc., DX News, P.O. Box 5711, Topeka, KS 66605-0711.
NRC's AM Radio Log
This annual publication is invaluable for anyone doing serious QSLing. It
provides station addresses for all AM radio stations in Canada and the
U.S. as well as information such as station power, antenna patterns, and
program format. National Radio Club, P.O. Box 164, Mannsville, NY
FCC Internet Queries
AM Query http://www.fcc.gov/mb/audio/fmq.html
FM Query http://www.fcc.gov/mb/audio/fmq.html
TV Query http://www.fcc.gov/mb/video/tvq.html
Travellers' Information Stations
FM & TV Propagations Curves Calculations
to Related Web Sites On
the ODXA Web Site
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