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Spotlight Photos

These are photos that have appeared as the "Spotlight" on the front page of the Central Texas DX and Contest Club web site. Each photo is on the club web page about one month, and new photos are generally added after each club meeting. If you have a photo you'd like to see in the Spotlight, send email to the webmaster.


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2013: New CTDXCC member Lisa Scheuplein N1ICE enjoys operating from big contest stations, such as the K1TTT super station in Massachusetts. Lisa and her husband Wally WA1LY recently moved to Austin and joined the CTDXCC.
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2012: CTDXCC member Madison Jones W5MJ enjoys operating from DX locations, such as this 2011 trip to Nicaragua, where he operated as YN2MJ.
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2012: John Warren NT5C, SK.
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2012: Congratulations to CTDXCC member Richard King K5NA for receiving the first-ever ARRL DX Lifetime Achievement Award. Richard was surprised with the presentation at the HamCom Amateur Radio Convention.
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2012: Gary Schmidt W5ZL, SK.
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2011: CTDXCC member Leslie Schmidt KF5NJB, making her first QSO with her new amateur radio license. Her first contact was with Rune Wande SM5COP, an old friend who visited the CTDXCC club meeting in March, 2007. She has since been assigned the call sign K5JFP.
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2011: CTDXCC member Russ Rinn N5LT, operating as NU1AW/5 in the 2011 IARU HF World Championship at the AB5K Super Station in Holland, TX.
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2011: CTDXCC members Bob Evans K5WA and Gary Schmidt W5ZL both enjoyed contesters' suites at the 2011 Dayton Hamvention.
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2011: Susan King K5DU, the CTDXCC's resident ARRL DXCC card checker, in action at the March, 2011 club meeting.
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2011: Thor TF4M, Richard K5NA, and Susan K5DU enjoy a thermal hot pool near Bildudalur, Iceland in February, 2011. While in Iceland, Richard operated both the CQ World Wide 160 Meter Contest, CW and the FOC Marathon from Thor's station at 65°N.
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2011: At the January, 2011 club meeting, guest Jose Delgado NP4NQ demonstrated how to install the latest model of CommScope solder-less connectors onto 7/8" 50 ohm, aluminum-jacket hardline coax.
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2010: A new cage dipole for 160 meters being installed at the QTH of CTDXCC member of Larry Gensch K9MBB. Four parallel wires on each leg of the dipole increase the effective diameter of the radiating element for low SWR on the entire band.
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2010: The operating position at the Kerr County station of CTDXCC member John Guida K5XA.
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2010: CTDXCC member Marv Bloomquist N5AW was one of the competitors who operated from stations like this one at the recent 2010 World Radiosport Team Championships near Moscow, Russia.
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2010: The antenna field at the Burnet County station of club member Fred Pevoto K5FP features a three-element SteppIR, another three-element tribander, and a four square on 40 meters.
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