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AM DX Clubs

NATIONAL RADIO CLUB

One of the oldest DX clubs around.  Publishes the annual NRC AM Log which is the absolute authority on US/Canadian AM Stations.  Also publishes a regular DX News bulletin (either print or electronic) with station updates, logs, and more.  The best and most well-known for a reason.

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MEDIUM WAVE CIRCLE (EU)

The best and most well-known of the European MW clubs.  A large number of resources and technical articles, and help for beginners.

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WORLDWIDE DX CLUB

German-based DX club with many helpful articles and links.  Member of the European DX Council (see right).

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IRCA

Publishes the regular DX Monitor (electronic version only) which like NRC's offering, includes logs, technical articles, station updates and more.  Also publishes the popular IRCA Mexican Log.

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BRITISH DX CLUB

Caters specifically to the UK and Ireland and publishes an exhaustive list of UK/Irish radio stations along with an assortment of technical and helpful DX-related articles in their archives.

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EUROPEAN DX COUNCIL

Conglomeration of European DX Clubs, with links to them all from here.  Puts out a European Countries list.  Also has links to articles, station news, etc.

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Online Web-SDRs

SDR.HU

One of the absolute best sites for Web-based SDRs you will find.  I use this site all of the time to research DX targets.  Do yourself a favor and get your membership here.

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WEB SDR

This is a great place to tell people more about your business.

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GLOBAL TUNERS

Another fantastic SDR source for listening to online receivers around the world.  Has a premium membership option as well.

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SDR-RADIO.COM

One of the best pieces of software for your home SDR (more on that later), also has an online server function for streaming your SDR online.  Absolutely top-notch.

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DX Tools/Resources

MW LIST

An invaluable tool for anyone DXing - or trying to - other parts of the globe.  Organized by global region, includes information on call letters/station ID, location, links to Web Site and streams, power, more.  I use this everytime I DX.  As required as the NRC AM Log for any serious AM DXer.

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RADIO CUBANA

North American DXers will use this regularly, especially those on the East Coast.  Online streams of every Cuban network will help you determine if that latin station is from Cuba or something a little more exotic.  I use this site in every listening session as my dials are filled with Cuban stations.

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N0NBH SOLAR PAGE

It's the one we all link to.  It is the premiere source for updated solar conditions, solar flux, A-index and K-index.  We used to listen to WWV at 18 minutes past every hour.  Now, we go here.

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RADIO.COM

The online home of Entercom Radio's online streams of their radio stations, more than 230 of them!

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SILENT MW COUNTRIES 

Another Bruce Conti creation, the ultimate list of AM DX stations that are silent/no longer on the air (Non-US).  Oh how I miss so many of those splits!

MESA MIKE'S LIST

I recently learned of this fantastic site thanks to one of my followers on Twitter, @Cherronesus.  This site is basically an export of the FCC database and includes the ability to filter by state and plug in your Lat/Long to determine distance and bearing for any station in the US from your QTH  Even export into a delimited text file for import into a spreadsheet!  Too cool!

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BAMlog

THE exhaustive list of MW and FM DX sites.  Bruce Conti has put together the absolute final word on where to find any MW or FM DX site

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TUNEIN

Has long been my favorite online radio streaming app.  So, so helpful in identifying stations you are hearing by comparing to their stream (be careful of syndicated content, though!).  Some stations are not found here, but on other streaming sources.  Has stations all around the world.

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iHEARTRADIO

If it isn't on TuneIn or Radio.com, more than likely it is either here or just not online.  All of the iHeartRadio stations can be found here (formerly Clear Channel Radio).  They have a lot of stations, by the way.

MARK CONNELLY - WA1ON

One of the most famous and well-known MW DXers in the world.  Introduced most of us to the world of phasers for MW DX, technical wizard and encyclopedia of Non-US DX heard from the Eastern US.  

 

Antennas

WELLBROOK ANTENNAS

One of the most popular receiving antennas right now is the ALA-1530.  A bit pricey with the sipping costs from England but the results speak for themselves.  They also deal in Flag Antennas and other very good receiving antennas.

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RADIO PLUS (QUANTUM)

You will want to hurry as Gerry Thomas has plans to retire in 2020.  However he makes two absolutely irreplaceable pieces of equipment.  One, the Quantum Loop, the other the Quantum Phaser.  Both are sitting here in my shack and both have helped get quite a few logs into the logbook.  

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W6LVP LOOP

Becoming increasingly popular for its compatible performance compared to a Wellbrook for a much lower price.  This is the antenna of choice for the Van Horn family.  Add a small TV rotor and your AM band will open up like you haven't seen before!

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ARRAY SOLUTIONS

Not cheap but these are some of the best receiving antenna systems available.  The K9AY loop is particularly popular with both AM DXers and low-band Ham Radio operators.

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Radios

RADIO WAVES BY TODDERBERT

Video reviews of classic and modern portable radios.  Pretty solid reviews for DXers, especially those looking for adding a portable radio to their collection.  

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SDRPlay

Makers of the outstanding RSPdx SDR.  Full-band IQ recordings of the entire AM band?  You got it.  The HDR functionality and tremendous filters are top-notch.  This is the SDR I use in my shack the most, and comes with me when I travel for DX outings.  

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BEST RADIOS FOR AM DX

Gerry Thomas of Radio Plus (Quantum Loop and Phaser) put together a great list of desktop and portable DX machines based on experience and DXer feedback.  If you want an old-school radio that just pulls in the DX like a dream, this is a good place to start your list.  You can find many of these on Ebay, sometimes at a great price.

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AIRSPY

You will find an Airspy SDR in every Van Horn family radio shack.  I have the HF+ and mom and dad have the Discovery.  Absolutely bullet proof, fantastic SDRs and the vast majority of my SDR recordings thus far are with my HF+.  

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