PHILIPPINE DX FOUNDATION, Inc. PDXF
October 20, 1998
Filipino hams to join worldwide amateur radio contest...
Amateur radio organization Mabuhay DX Group K6MDX of
Los Angeles, California, in cooperation with the Philippine DX Foundation, Inc.
(PDXF) and the Philippine Amateur Radio League, Inc. (PARL) will
participate in the 1998 CQ WW SSB Contest (CQ Magazines World Wide Single Side Band
Contest) to be held over high frequency radio waves on October 24-25. The annual the
contest pits ham radio operators and radio contest clubs/organizations around the world in
a bid to have the most number of actual radio contacts made in a 48-hour period. CQ
Magazine, a ham radio magazine based in New York, has been conducting the contest for more
than 25 years.
Mabuhay DX Group has sent a delegation from the US headed by one of the
MDXG founders Joel L. Pastor WJ1P. PDXF trustee Serafin A.
Nepomuceno DU1SAN and several fellow hams will be joining them for the event.
Pastor said the group wanted to share the contest experience with the Filipino ham
community using high frequency operations. The Philippine group will operate from the Acosta-Pastor
Ancestral House in Batangas City. Last year, the Mabuhay DX
Group using call sign K6MDX placed in the Top 10 in California in the single
transmitter/multi-operator category of the same contest.
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