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 Ohio/Penn DX Special Bulletin No. 1364.3


The Ohio/Penn DX PacketCluster

 DX Special Bulletin No. 1364.3

 BID: $OPDX.1364.3

 May 18, 2018

 Editor Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW

 Provided by BARF80.ORG (Cleveland, Ohio)

 Written/Sent From Strongsville, OH


Thanks to the Northern Ohio Amateur Radio Society, Northern Ohio DX

 Association, Ohio/Penn PacketCluster Network, AB5K & the AR TelNet

 Clusters Network and W2VU for the following DX information.


CQ NEWS RELEASE (Announcing: 2018 Inductees, CQ DX Hall of Fame).

 Rich Moseson, W2VU, Editor or CQ Amateur Radio, sent out the following on

 May 18th: Kimo Chun, KH7U, and Krassimir "Krassy" Petkov, K1LZ/LZ1SA,

 Inducted into CQ DX Hall of Fame -- CQ magazine today announced the

 induction of two new members to the CQ DX Hall of Fame, which honors

 those DXers who not only excel in personal performance but who also

 "give back" to the hobby in outstanding ways. CQ DX Editor Bob Schenck,

 N2OO, presented Hall of Fame plaques at an induction ceremony held at

 the annual Dayton DX dinner on May 18th.


The 2018 inductees to the CQ DX Hall of Fame are:


 Krassimir "Krassy" Petkov, K1LZ/LZ1SA - Nominated by the Araucaria DX

 Group of Brazil, the Bulgarian Federation of Radio Amateurs

 and the Yankee Clipper Contest Club, Krassy has made many

 behind-the-scenes contributions to DXing and contesting over

 the years. A veteran of two dozen DXpeditions, Krassy has also

 provided or arranged financial and/or material support to many

 others. He also co-founded the Young Ham Contest Program in

 2003, taking hams under age 21 to operate in major contests

 from Caribbean superstations; and served on the board of the

 2006 World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) competition in

 Brazil. He has also worked with fellow DXers during DXpeditions

 to promote amateur radio and provide equipment for hams in the

 countries in which the groups operated.


The CQ DX Hall of Fame was established in 1967 to recognize those amateurs

 who have made major contributions to DXing and DXpeditioning. This year's

 inductions bring the total number of members of the CQ DX Hall of Fame to


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