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|The following sites give information on non-profit clubs for shortwave
listeners. Club operations are administered by unpaid volunteers.
Association of Clandestine Radio Enthusiasts. The name of this club is a little misleading, since it also offers detailed coverage of pirate radio and "spy numbers" stations.
Association of Manitoba DXers. Well-know pirate and AM band DXer Shawn Axelrod is heavily involved in this site.
Association of North American Radio Clubs. There are several clubs where shortwave listeners exchange information with each other, and "ANARC" is an umbrella organization of such clubs. Most of the clubs listed on this page are ANARC members.
ANARC SWL Net in Real Audio: This site, operated by N1DK, offers a RealAudio file of the weekly ANARC SWL net on 40 meters.
Benelux DX Club. BDXC, a club of radio listeners and DXers, was founded in November 1961 with a total of 40 members at the end of that same year. Currently BDXC has about 250 members. The main interest of the club is Shortwave, though some sections of the monthly printed bulletin cover Medium-wave, Aeronautical, VHF & UHF (Television) etc.
Canadian International DX Club. While most members are from Canada, this club welcomes members from the United States.
Clandestine Radio.com. This is a comprehensive summary of currently operating clandestine radio broadcasters and their sponsoring organizations.
DX Antwerp This is a shortwave listening club in Belgium.
DX Listeners' Club. This is a club in Norway, and offers an interesting look at DXing from the "top of the world." There is some terrific information about current solar activity at this site. Site is in both English and Norwegian.
International Radio Club of America. This club specializes is DX heard on the AM broadcast band (540 to 1700 kHz); its newsletter is published weekly during the fall/winter "DX season" in North America.
Longwave Club of America. This club is devoted exclusively to coverage of stations heard on longwave frequencies below 540 kHz.
Medium Wave Circle.The Medium Wave Circle, founded in 1954, is the premier club in Europe for Long and Medium Wave radio enthusiasts.
Miami Valley DX Club. This club draws most of its members from Ohio and nearby midwestern states but has members from across the country.
Michigan Area Radio Enthusiasts, Inc. MARE is a non-profit hobby club dedicated to providing information about all radio hobbies. In addition to producing a bi-monthly paper news bulletin, 'e-publishing' frequent e-mail newsletters and organizing local meetings, MARE also maintains a 'member's only' section on its website with archives of selected materials from the Club News bulletin, and information for and about the members.
Minnesota DX Club. This is a regional listeners' club with most members from Minnesota; holds regular meetings.
National Radio Club. Founded in 1933, this club specializes in DX heard on the AM broadcast band. Its bulletin is published weekly during the fall/winter "DX season" in North America.
North American Shortwave Association. "NASWA" is devoted exclusively to shortwave broadcast listening and DXing. They publish an excellent monthly bulletin called the Journal
The Ontario DX Association. Canada's largest club for radio listening enthusiasts, covering shortwave broadcasting, amateur radio, utility DX, scanning, medium wave, FM and TV.
Pacific Northwest, British Columbia DX Club. This is a regional group drawing members from Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia; holds regular meetings.
Southern California Area DXers. "SCADS" is a small group of listeners living in southern California; holds an annual picnic in August. For info contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Worldwide TV/FM DX Association. This club is devoted exclusively to reception of distant FM and TV stations on frequencies above 30 MHz.
Utility Dxers Forum. The UDXF is a group for listeners interested in utility stations (stations that are not broadcasters or ham operators) that can be heard on shortwave (replaced the WUN - Worldwide Utility News Club).
Young Stars Radio Club. A Club of Short Wave Radio Listeners' and DXing zealots in India.
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