Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Radio EDXP and special anniversary QSLs

To commemorate the 16th birthday of the Electronic DX Press Radio Monitoring Association (EDXP) on January 4, 2012, special QSLs are now being issued for all correct reception reports received up to the end of 2012 for the "Radio EDXP" programs hosted by various international shortwave broadcasters, titled "The Australian DX Report".

The full colour QSLs show Australian scenes and wildlife, and indicate the actual transmitter location and the name of the host broadcaster.

The Australian DX Report Radio is the EDXP's long-time broadcasting service, offering news, reports and schedule updates about international broadcasting, propagation, and monitoring.

Host broadcasters include:

Worldwide Christian Radio (WWCR) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Every week, on Sundays, at 0300-0315 and on Mondays at 1245-1300

World Harvest Radio International (WHRI) Indiana, monthly during the "DXing with Cumbre" English program

Adventist World Radio worldwide network, every month, during the "Wavescan" program, on weekends. This may be heard over transmitters in Guam, Germany, and WRMI (Miami).

Please refer to the Websites of the host broadcasters for actual times and frequencies.

QSL Reports must include sufficient details for validation purposes, and indicate the date (UTC), time (UTC), frequency, quality of reception, and interference effects, and should be sent to: Radio EDXP, 404 Mont Albert
Road, Mont Albert, Victoria 3127, Australia. Return postage is mandatory - A$2 in mint Australian stamps (for Australian addresses), one IRC or US$1 elsewhere

E-QSLs: Radio EDXP electronic QSLs are also available and reports may be submitted either by Email, to bobpadula@mydesk.net.au or via the on-line Reception Report Template at http://edxp.org/

E-QSLs are picked up at a special Website notified by EDXP.

A longer version of the Australian DX Report, with music, is also available via the Internet, with a new episode produced each week, and may be accesssed at the EDXP's Australian Internet Radio Service, at

The Internet version may also be heard through:

LowSWR Amateur Radio Podcast

South Herts Radio

The EDXP Home Page, http://edxp.org/ has an embedded player which links directly to the main site.

The EDXP is a contributor to the World Radio and TV Handbook.

Full details are at http://edxp.org/

Good listening to Radio EDXP, and your reception reports would be appreciated!

The first edition of the ELECTRONIC DX PRESS was issued on January 4, 1996, compiled by myself and current member Mick Ogrizek.

Bob Padula
EDXP Manager