Registration for W9DXCC 2022 is now open!

The line-up for DX University at the 69th W9DXCC Convention and Banquet is nearly complete and details are available here. The gathering, sponsored by the Northern Illinois DX Association, will be held Sept. 16-17 at the Marriott in Naperville, Illinois. A special group rate for lodging will expire Aug. 24, or once the hotel is fully booked.

DX-U, along with Contest University, will be Friday. The daylong session on Saturday will feature speakers, exhibits, QSL card checking and a CW pileup contest, as well as an evening reception and banquet. Ed Schumacher (WA9GQK) is chairman.

Some of the speakers and presentations already confirmed for Saturday include:

  • 3Y0J Bouvet Preview: Adrian Ciuperca (KO8SCA) will provide a preview of the January 2023 3Y0J expedition to Bouvet.
  • Cycle 25 Propagation Outlook: Carl Luetzelschwab (K9LA) will present on the the outlook of propagation as cycle 25 begins to ramp up.
  • ARRL Forum: Central Division Director Carl Luetzelschwab (K9LA), Kermit Carlson (W9XA) and others will provide an update as to the happenings at the ARRL.
  • Crozet Island Preview: Paul Granger (F6EXV) will give us a preview (via Zoom) of the upcoming expedition to Crozet Island. Banquet Keynote Speaker: Tim Duffy (K3LR) will speak about the future of DXing.

Visit for more information and to register.