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Monday, June 25, 2012

DX-India 10th Anniversary DX Contest Results Announced


After a long and excited wait of Eight months the DX-India authorities has announced the results of their 10th Anniversary commemorating DX Contest on 24th June 2012. DX India is a email based group of radio hobbyists specializing on broadcasting in India. It was started on October 1, 2001 to exchange the latest information on the broadcasting scene in India. With a total membership of more than two hundred DXers from around the world, Dx- India is the most reliable and only available source from which SW listeners getting valuable informations on day to day happenings in the broadcast industry in India. And I am so lucky that my name is also there among the winners of DX-India 10th Anniversary contest. Here is the detail result posted in DX_India:


Position        Name & location       Points
1 PATRICK ROBIC, LEIBNITZ, AUSTRIA 34

2 RAJESH CHANDWANI, GURGAON, INDIA 24

2 DMITRY MEZIN, KAZAN, RUSSIA 24

3 MUKESH KUMAR, MUZAFFARPUR, INDIA 23

4 ALEXANDER GOLOVIKHIN, TOGLIATTI, RUSSIA 22

5 PRITHWIRAJ PURKAYASTHA, JORHAT, INDIA 21

6 SUBIR BASU, KOLKATA, INDIA 20

7 BRUCE WHITE, KAROONDA, AUSTRALIA 17

8 MITUL KANSAL, MARKANDA, INDIA 16

9 STEVE HANDLER, IL, USA 15

9 MUKESH KR GOLA, HYDERABAD, INDIA 15

10 VLADIMIR ROZHKOV, KANSK, RUSSIA 12

11 MELWYN ALFRED, VIRUDHUNAGAR, INDIA 10

12 M.GANESAN, GOA, INDIA 7

13 SERGIUS PANASYUK, VINNYTSYA, UKRAINE 4

13 ANATOLY KLEPOV, MOSCOW, RUSSIA 4

13 K.P.MUNEER, SHARJAH, UAE 4

14 PETER NG, JOHOR BAHRU, MALAYSIA 3

15 JORGE MEDINA, PUNTO FIJO, VENEZUELA 2

15 WILLIAMS LOPEZ, LARA, VENEZUELA 2

15 LUIS A. GUERRA, LARA, VENEZUELA 2

15 SIMON PETER LIEHR, MEISSEN, GERMANY 2

16 SHINICHI SHIRAISHI, SENDAI, JAPAN 1

16 SINIY VORON YAKUTSK RUSSIA 1

16 P.S.SEKAR, THALAINAYAR, INDIA 1


DX-India Founder Jose Jacob (Right) and Moderator Alokesh Gupta (Left)
{Photo Curtsy: http://www.qsl.net/vu2jos/}

Notes on entries received :

- Rajesh Chandwani of Gurgaon,  India reported on highest no. of AIR sites - 24 out of 29 possible.

- Total entries received: 26
- Total countries: 12
- Total continents : 5 (except Africa)
- Total reports received: 365
- Total valid reports: 232
- The reception reports received will be forwarded to AIR 

DX India 10th anniversary special program via AWR Wavescan :


Total Reception Reports received : 40
Country wise breakdown :
India- 12
Russia- 7
Germany- 4
Japan- 3
Spain- 3
Indonesia- 2
Ukraine- 2
Bangladesh- 1
France- 1
Reunion Island - 1
Sweden- 1
UAE - 1
Uzbekistan- 1
Venezuela- 1


Postal reception reports received : 5

Emailed reception reports received : 35

- DX India QSL cards has been posted to all on 22nd June 2012.

- The reception reports received will be forwarded to AWR


QSL cards for DX India 10th Anniversary BCDX net conducted on 1st Oct 2011 will be sent separately. 

DX-India 10th Anniversary Special QSL (Curtsy: DX-India)


What was the contest all about?


Here is the details posted in DX-India Yahoo Group about the contest in September 2012. 

10th Anniversary DX India Contest


The details of the contest are as follows:

Contest Period: From 0000 UTC 1 October 2011 to 2359 UTC 10 October 2011.

Monitor as many SW stations of All India Radio (AIR) as possible.
Prepare Reception Reports for each AIR station on separate sheets.
Download the reception report format here : http://tinyurl.com/43o2mwk

Points are calculated depending upon the location of the Dxer as follows:

Asia/Oceania : 1 point per AIR station
Europe & Africa : 2 Points per AIR station
North & South America : 3 points per AIR station

Prizes: Awards for Top scoring Three Entries

- World Radio TV Handbook 2012 for top scoring entry from South Asia
- Danish SW Club Intl’s Domestic Broadcasting Survey-13
- Book “This is All India Radio” by U.L.Baruah
- Joe Carr’s Antenna Handbook
- DX India 10th Anniversary T-Shirts
- Special Postal covers from India on Communication
- Rare special cover on platinum jubilee of All India Radio
- Other prizes to be announced soon

In addition a Participation Certificate will be issued to all those who send entries. The Reception reports received will be forwarded to All India Radio for possible QSL'ing.

Send the entries by post/email postmarked before 31st October 2011

Email: dxindia10@gmail.com

Address: DX India 10th Anni. Contest, PO Box 4914, New Delhi 110029, India.

Results will be declared in December 2011.

Note: Out of 29 AIR SW stations, 25 are currently active. The detailed schedules are available at:

http://qsl.net/vu2jos/sw/loc.htm

http://qsl.net/vu2jos/sw/freq.htm

http://qsl.net/vu2jos/es/time.htm

Sponsors :

- World Radio TV Handbook www.wrth.com
- The Danish Shortwave Club International www.dswci.org
- DX India www.qsl.net/vu2jos
- Radioactivity http://alokeshgupta.blogspot.com

DX India special broadcast via AWR Wavescan

In the AWR Wavescan program to be broadcast on 2nd October 2011, there will be a special segment about 10th Anniversary of DX India.

The schedule of AWR Wavescan is:

1200-1230 UTC 17535 Wertachtal
1330-1400 UTC 11880 Guam
1430-1500 UTC 11720 Guam
1500-1530 UTC 11720 Guam
1530-1600 UTC 15255 Wertachtal
1600-1630 UTC 11805 Guam, 12035 Guam
1630-1700 UTC 11740 Guam

Also via WRMI.

Special QSL Cards will be issued for the same. Send your reception report at :

Address: DX India 10th Anni. QSL, PO Box 4914, New Delhi 110029, India.

Email: dxindia10@gmail.com

DX India special via Amateur Radio

BCDXers who are hams are requested to be on band for a friendly meeting on air on 1st October 2011, Saturday(10th anniversary of Dx India) and contact / monitor VU2JOS as follows.

0130-0200 UTC (7.00 am to 7.30 am IST) : 7073 kHz, LSB
1230-1300 UTC (6.00 pm to 6.30 pm IST) : 14160 kHz USB

Special QSL Cards will be issued for the same. Send your reception report at :

Address: DX India 10th Anni. QSL, PO Box 4914, New Delhi 110029, India.

Email: dxindia10@gmail.com

Looking forward to your participation !

Jose Jacob & Alokesh Gupta
DX India YG
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dx_india/

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