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   On this page we welcome new reporters, report dx bulletins, and let you know of general happenings in radio and here, in these pages. Newest information is at the top and is maintained for one month. This column is not archived.

Tuesday August 19,2014:
AUG AV:65.72,HI:194('00),LO:7('84)
LAST AUG: 69 NOW: 44
   Looking at the numbers above, looks like a) we'll be above average and b)easily, will be ahead of last August. That's AMDX. FMDX is waning, but we'll still try for it. Who knows?
   Meanwhile, I was doing some work on some of the other columns. AMazed as the fact that FMDX south of the border was logged again this summer and still, after all these decades since starting on 1981, new stations are still being logged and reported. There's always, always something out there. May we all have good luck!
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Saturday August 9,2014:
   July FMDX was down somewhat from what is the norm for July. The new average is 220.80 HOT TIPS, down from the old average of 228.80. If you think this was a lousy July, and you're right, compare it to 1982, 1984, 1985, 1986 and 1998. We've had some horrible years of little dx. WORST: 17 tips in 1984. BEST: 2004:687 tips! 2006:636 tips! 2009/2010 tied at 372 tips! WoW! So, July, which as I remember has days and days of dx, didn't happen this year, nor last or the year before that! In 2011, there were 394 HOT TIPS. Since then, haven't cracked 275. Ouch!
   July AMDX was up! I guess where there's little FMDX, we know where to head! What was nice was NEW/rare stations were JULY! WoW!36 HOT TIPS were reported! Average was 26.9, thus, we were ABOVE AVERAGE! Thanx so much for reporting! Too, in August, the numbers for AMDX pick up. It gets better!