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2023 North Alabama DX Club Banquet

The 2023 North Alabama DX Club (NADXC) Banquet Dinner will be held in conjunction with the Huntsville Hamfest on Saturday evening, August 19th, at the Signals Museum of Information Explosion, 1806 University Drive NW, Huntsville, AL 35801

There are over 1,100 classic radios on display, as well as a ham shack. And, of course, the Flex 6600 and IC-9700 will be turned on and ready when you arrive. Our ham shack also includes a recreation of Heinrich Hertz’ 1892 – the first experiment of radiated signals, an operating spark transmitter, and a regen receiver from Clarence Tuska (co-founder of the ARRL in 1914).

NADXC Banquet Tickets are $45 each.

Pay at the following link:

NADXC Banquet Ticket(s) 45 each

Our guest speaker is Ken Claerbout, K4ZW, 2023 CQ Contest Hall of Fame Inductee.  Ken is not the typical contester or DXer. He won his fame bringing ham radio to the far-flung masses around the globe. His story is one worth listening to.

Tickets include attendance at our social with 2 drinks from the bar, dinner, a chance at the prize drawings, a seat at the program, and a radio museum venue out of this world.

Dinner will include homemade lasagna, grilled chicken with pesto alfredo bowties, tossed green salad, green beans, garlic rolls, amaretto cheesecake, and sweet and unsweet tea, all from Bubba’s Silver Spoon Catering.

Our Social is from 5:30 P.M. to 6:30 P.M.

Dinner begins at 6:30 P.M.

The program begins at 7:30 P.M.

The GRAND Prize this year is a YAESU DX10.  Additional cool prizes will be raffled as well.  Each banquet ticket purchased allow one chance at the prizes. However, we will offer additional raffle tickets for $5 each.

The museum does have limited space for us, but we can certainly find room for 100 people.

We hope to see you there!

This year’s keynote speaker is Ken Claerbout, K4ZW.

Ken was first licensed in 1977 as WD9DEE while attending high school in Cedar Grove,Wisconsin. He later upgraded to Extra class and obtained the call KE9A. In 1984 he moved to Virginia after accepting a position with the Diplomatic Telecommunications Service in both engineering and management roles, supporting the secure, global network of US embassies and facilities around the world. He later spent six years in the private sector at a global telecommunications provider for Sprint, France Telecom, and Deutsche Telecom. He currently works for the Broadcasting Board of Governors in downtown Washington DC. Ken holds a degree in Electrical Engineering and a Masters degree in Telecommunications (Public Policy and Business) from George Mason University. Ken is currently licensed as K4ZW and enjoys contesting and chasing DX on the lowbands, both from his home station and overseas.

Ken’s program at the 2023 NADXC Banquet in Huntsville will be discussing his involvement to help hams in many countries get skilled to become long term ham operators.  He has also helped to establish stations for hams and club stations in many countries with little to no ham radio activity.  Ken will discuss his efforts with these stations especially the Ethiopia Club Station, ET3AA.

At the Dayton Hamvention Contest Banquet this year (2023), Ken was inducted into the CQ Hall of Fame for all of his past and current ham radio efforts.


We have several door prizes that will be given away at the banquet!

Purchase your banquet ticket to be eligible. You must be present to win.

Grand Prize is a Yaesu DX10

New NADXC meeting location

NADXC meets the second Tuesday night of the month, at 6:30 p.m. at the Museum of Information Explosion at 1806 University Drive.  We will also be on Zoom.  Arrive around 6p.m. for social time. We must follow any restrictions by the Museum of Information Explosion as required.  Please bring your mask and be prepared to social distance. Detailed information for the meeting will be sent via e-mail after the LongPath is published.  

You can pay current dues in the section below. If you are a new member, and paying dues for the first time, please also submit a membership application (see the New Member page).

NADXC Annual Dues  – select payment button for choice of single/family membership.

  • Single Dues = $21.23 ($20.00 plus PayPal fee)
  • Family Dues = $27.87 ($25.00 plus PayPal fee)


Choose one

Report any issues by sending a note to treasurer@nadxc.org

2023 Huntsville Hamfest is August 19 and 20!


We have recently received our DX Club banner with the signatures of our friends on the recent and ill-fated Bouvet Island DXpedition.

Due to lower ARRL fees we have been able to cut the QSL filing fee in half! NADXC provides ARRL Outgoing QSL card bundling for our members who are also ARRL members. Bring your QSL cards to any meeting. The fee for adding to the Club’s outgoing bundle is $2.00 per ounce (8-10 cards depending on how heavy they are). You must also provide proof of your current ARRL membership to submit with the cards. Please alphabetize your cards and find Stephen KY4G to submit the cards and payment.