DX QUIZ 2013

May 11, 2013

In 2013 the Ardic DX Club celebrates its 15th anniversary. For 15 years it has been the primary source of information for dxing enthusiasts all over the Tamil Nadu, India. In order to celebrate this event, a quiz is being organised. The quiz is open to anyone, regardless of location or club membership. The quiz does not solely deal with Tamil Dxing, but covers very different radio aspects. Answering following 25 questions you can show your radio knowledge.

No quiz without prizes of course. And to make the contest interesting to everybody, a few prizes will be given anomaly to entrants. So if the questions look hard, participate anyway.

 Schedule

Quiz starts from 15 May 2013, Last date for the entry 31 July 2013.

Quiz Questions

1. Sound of Hope is broadcast from which country?

a. Taiwan, b. India, c. Sri Lanka, d. England.

2. All India Radio Chennai celebrates it’s ___ anniversary?

a. 65, b. 55, c. 85, d. 75.

3. This year DW Radio celebrates it’s ____ anniversary.

a. 50, b. 60, c. 70, d. 80.

4. Which Tamil Nadu station starts their DRM broadcast recently?

a. AIR Tiruchy, b. AIR Tirunelveli, c. AIR Chennai, d. AIR Madurai.

5. What is the name of the DX Programme broadcast in Gyanvani FM Tirunelveli?

a. Vaanoli Ulagam, b. Neyar Kaditham, c. Neyar Kural, d. Sincerely Yours.

6. Name of the DX Magazine recently stops their hard copy printing from UK?

a. Ariel, b. Contact, c. QST, d. Monitoring Times.

7. 15050 KHz used by which AIR Tx station?

a. Chennai, b. Tutucorin, c. Khampur, d. Bangalore.

8. From which country SENDER UND FREQUENZEN published?

a. Germany, b. Denmark, c. Nederland, d. Finland.

9. Name the book Mr. Simon James Potter recently wrote?

a. The World Service, b. On the Shortwave, c. Broadcasting Empire: The BBC and the British World, 1922-1970, d. Shortwave Guide.

10. CRI Tamil service started on which year?

a. 1963 Julyl 1, b. 1963 August 1, c. 1963 September 1, d. 1963 October 1.

11. RFA’s 50th QSL theme is on _______?

a. IBB Biblis, b. d. IBB Saipen, c. IBB Iranawilla, d. IBB Kuwait.

12. RMRC will broadcast their special programme on which frequency?

a. 9955, b. 9945, c. 9965, d. 9535.

13. Radio Puntland operate from which country?

a. Ruwanda, b. Uganda, c. Tanzania, d. Somalia,

14. DSNG stands for__________?

a. Digital Shortwave News Gathering, b. Digital Signal Noise Gathering,

c. Digital Satellite News Gathering, d. DxerS Number Gathering.

15. AIR Tirunelveli starts its service on which year?

a. 4 May 1963, b. 1 December 1963, c. 4 December 1963, d. 1 May 1963.

16. Recently a Tamil book become popular which was written by Head of CRI Tamil section? Name the author of that book?

a. Kalaiyarasi, b. Kalaimagal, c. Vaani, d. Oviya.

 

17. RSL stands for?

a. Restricted Service Licenses, b. Restricted Shortwave Licenses, c. Receiver Service Licenses,

d. Radio Service Licenses.

18. How many languages were added recently in SBS Australia?

a. 12, b. 10, c. 8, d. 6,

19. In which area AWR 42nd year annual DX Contest conduct?

a. Focus on Asia, b. Focus on Pacific, c. Focus on Africa, d. Focus on South America.

20. Call sign of the Indian Standard Time and Frequency station?

a. ATB, b. ATA, c. AWZ, d. VU2.

21. Which shortwave station was closed by the BBC in april 13 as budget cutback measure?

a. Cyprus, b. Singapore, c. Meyerton, d. Rampisham.

 

22. Identify the new type of jamming used to suppress shortwave broadcasts of BBC, VOA etc in recent months.

a. Digital Normal Jamming, b. Digital Jamming, c. Digital Noise Jamming, d. Noise Jamming.

 

23. What is the new technique used to transmit text messages in shortwave broadcast?

a. Radiotx, b. RadioDX, c. Shorttxt, d. Radiogram

 

24. In phase-III auction how many FM radio frequencies allotted in Indian cities?

a. 859, b. 849, c. 839, d. 829.

25. Who is the current International Editor of WRTH?

a. Nicholas Hardyman, b. Sean Gilbert, c. Jerry Berg, d. Anker Peterson.

Please note the following things when you send the entry.

1. Every entry will get the special pennant in the memory of the Gyanvani FM 105.6 – Tiruneveli.

2. Every entry must send one reception report of any frequency of All India Radio for the anniversary special QSL.

3. Every entry should send any one radio sticker. Local radio sticker is appreciated.

4. Every entry should send one any radio QSL card / view card from broadcasting station. (Extra QSL cards from you collection, if not send the photo copy of the rare QSL in you collection.

5. Indian listeners must send Rs.25/- mint stamp for postage and International listeners must send 2 IRC or 2 US $. Those who are send US dollars; kindly send it only by register post. Otherwise it will be theft and the ADXC were not take the responsibility of your US $.

Send your answers to T.Jaisakthivel, Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, MS University, Abishekapatti, Tirunelveli – 627 012, Tamil Nadu, India. 

DX Quiz 2012 Results

July 24, 2012

1. Ganesan.M, Goa – WRTH 2012 Sponsor by WRTH Publishers.

2. Saravana Jothi, Coimbatore – WRTH 2012 Sponsor by Mr. Toshimichi Ohtake (JSWCI)

3. Muralidhar.M, Bangalore – Collection of 20 years WRTH archive CD Sponsor by ADDX, Germany.

4. Sivaraj.K.C, Idappadi, TN – COBY CX CB12 Bands AM/FM/LW/SW Radio Sponsored by Radio Free Asia, USA.

5. Muhammad Shamim.S, Kerala – Long wire Antenna Sponsor by DX Antwerp, Belgium.

6. Ulaganathan.M, Thiruneelagudi,TN – Long wire Antenna Sponsor by DX Antwerp, Belgium.

7. Girish Chadaga, Bangalore – Long wire Antenna Sponsor by DX Antwerp, Belgium.

8. Hirithick.R, Chennai – Long wire Antenna Sponsor by DX Antwerp, Belgium.

9. Karthick.A, Chinnalapatti, TN – Long wire Antenna Sponsor by DX Antwerp, Belgium.

10. Vetrivelraj.S, Idappadi, TN – DW T-shirt + DW Pen Sponsor by DW Radio.

11. Brijesh.E.P, Kerala – DW T-shirt + DW Pen Sponsor by DW Radio.

12. Santhoshraj.S, Idappadi, TN – RTI T-Shirt Sponsor by Radio Taiwan International.

13. Kannan.S, Thirukkannamangai, TN – DW Pendrive Sponsor by DW Radio.

14. Mitul Kansal, Haryana – DW Pendrive Sponsor by DW Radio.

15. Mohammed Ilyas.R, Hubli, KA – DW Pendrive Sponsor by DW Radio.

16. Rajesh Chandwani, Gurgoan, HR – Passport to World Band Radio anniversary edition Sponsor by Japan Premium.

17. Shanmugam.N.T, Thasappagoundanputhur, TN – WRTH Collectors edition Sponsor by Dr.T.Elampooranan, Chennai.

18. Bedanta Das, Assam – DW T-shirt + DW Cards Sponsor by DW Radio.

19. Sekar.P.S, Thalaignayiru, TN – DW kit (Square Puzzle, Bag, Pen) Sponsor by DW Radio.

20. Arun.K, Meenatchipalayam, TN – DW kit (Square Puzzle, Bag, Pen) Sponsor by DW Radio.

21. Shanmugasundaram.S, Madurai – DW kit (Card game, Bag, Pen) Sponsor by DW Radio.

22. Anitha.K, Meenatchipalayam, TN – DW kit (Card game, Bag, Pen) Sponsor by DW Radio.

23. Sivaramakrishnan, Chennai – DW Card game Sponsor by DW Radio.

24. Kumaran.V.S, Cuddalore – DW Card game Sponsor by DW Radio.

25. Hemanth Kumar.B, Chennai – DW Card game Sponsor by DW Radio.

26. Porunai Balu.S, Nellai, TN – DW Square Puzzle Sponsor by DW Radio.

27. Subramaniam.A.M, Neyveli, TN – DW Card game Sponsor by DW Radio.

28. Shanmugam.N, Manachanallur, TN – DW kit (Card game, Pen) Sponsor by DW Radio.

Not fulfill the entry rules (But with good points)

1. Dinesh.T.D, Andra Pradesh.

2. Mohammed Aslam, Uthar Pradesh.

International Winners

1. William Patalon III, USA – Domestic Broadcasting Survey Sponsor by Danish Short Wave Club International (DSWCI), Denmark.

2. Ed McCrry, USA – Broadcast in English Sponsor by British DX Club (BDXC), England.

3. Dmitry Mezin, Russia – Communication Sponsor by British DX Club (BDXC), England.

4. Rudolf Sonntag, Germany – European Medium Wave Guide (EMWG) Sponsor by Herman Boel, EMWC.

5. Nobuya Kato, Japan – European Medium Wave Guide (EMWG) Sponsor by Herman Boel, EMWC.

6. Matthias Martin, Germany – Dxers Guide One year E-Subscription.

7. Jorge Luis Medina, Venezuela – Dxers Guide One year E-Subscription.

8. Christian Ghibauda, France – Dxers Guide One year E-Subscription.

9. Bjorn Fransson, Sweden – Dxers Guide One year E-Subscription.

Special QSL receivers.

10. Dennis Allen, Australia.

11. Terje (Terry) Nielsen, New Zealand.

12. John Wright, Australia.

13. Harold Woering, USA.

14. Simon-Peter Liehr, Germany.

15. Koichi Saito, Japan.

16. Pecolatto Bruno, Italia.

DX QUIZ entries received from International and Indian dxers

June 5, 2012

DX Quiz 2012

February 5, 2012

In 2012 the Ardic DX Club celebrates its 14th anniversary. For 14 years it has been the primary source of information for dxing enthusiasts all over the Tamil Nadu, India. In order to celebrate this event, a quiz is being organised. The quiz is open to anyone, regardless of location or club membership. The quiz does not solely deal with Tamil Dxing, but covers very different radio aspects. Answering following 25 questions you can show your radio knowledge. No quiz without prizes of course. And to make the contest interesting to everybody, a few prizes will be given anomaly to entrants. So if the questions look hard, participate anyway.

Schedule
Quiz starts from 6 February 2012, Last date for the entry 31 May2012.

Quiz Questions and the answers in bold

1. Which station stopped their SW service on 31 January 2012?
a) Radio Afghanistan, b) Radio Bulgaria, c) DW d) RNZI.

2. Asian station who celebrate their 70th anniversary on 2011?
a) AIR, b) NHK, c) CRI, d) BBS.

3. Which Somalian station announces to leave shortwave on 2012?
a) Radio Mogadishu, b) Radio Al-Furqaan, c) Radio Horn Afrik, d) Radio Bar Kulan.

4. From which country WRMI conducted the DX test on 7 Jan 2012?
a) USA, b) Madagascar, c) Costa Rica, d)Guam.

5. From which transmitter site SARL broadcast on 4895 kHz at 1730 UT?
a) Meyerton, b)Sitkunai, c) Shepparton, d) Tinian.

6. Which two countries in South Pacific were changed their time zone recently?
a) Samoa and Tokelau, b) Tokelau and Vanuatu, c) Samoa and Nauru, d) Norfolk and Samoa.

7. Name the recent reactivated Ugandan station after three years of their SW?
a) Radio podillia Tsentr, b) Radio Skifia Tsentr, c) Radio Tavira, d) Radio Dunamis.

8. In which Indian city the Hamfest 2011 were held?
a) Bangalore, b) Kochi, c) Pollachi, d) Chennai

9. Electronic DX press celebrate it’s _____ birthday.
a). 15, b) 14, c) 16, d) 17.

10. The 8th Global Shortwave Coordination Conference began in which city?
a) India, b) Johannesburg, c) Kuala Lumpur, d) Tokyo.

11. Recently one of the International radio send 3D QSL for their test transmission. Which station it was?
a) BBC, b) VOA, c) RNW, d) NHK

12. Akashvani Shumang Leela Festival held in which place?
a) Imphal, b) Leah, c) Imphala, d) Mumbai.

13. Who developed the DRM car radio recently?
a) Philips, b) Delphi, c) Sony, d) Himalaya.

14. Babcock International Group is related to
a) BBC, b) IBB, c) RNZI, d) BBG.

15. In which year Radio Romania International start their broadcast.
a) 1 Dec 1930, b) 1 Nov 1928, c) 1 Oct 1928, d0 1 Dec 1930.

16. The most powerful transmitter on short waves began broadcasting on which year in which frequency?
a) 1950-7160, b) 1951-7200, c) 1951-7670, d) 1950-7670.

17. Radio Sinhua is related to which country?
a)Taiwan, b)Japan, c) China, d) Mangolia.

18. “O, Holy Night“ is related to
a) BVB, b) Marconi, c) WYFR, d) Reginald Fessenden.

19. In which state the IDXCI conducted the 2012 Annual DX Pedition?
a) Orissa, b) West Bengal, c) Tamil Nadu, d) Assam.

20. Gary Breed is well known for what?
a) K9AY, b) DX program, c) Broadcaster, d) QSL Collector.

21. ‘Radio 6’ related to which Tamil broadcaster?
a) RTVM, b) SLBC, c) BBC, d) CRI.

22. Which date was proclaimed by UNESCO to celebrate as Radio broadcasting day?
a) 13 March, b) 13 January, c) 13 February, d) 13 December.

23. This logo is belongs to which international radio?

a) VOA, b) RCI, c) ABC, d) BBC.

24. The following QSL is from which station?

a) SLBC, b) AIR, c) Radio Botswana, d) Bangladesh Betar.

25. Who is controlled the BC DX NET recent days?
a) VU2FOT, b) VU3SIO, c) VU3BGK, d) 4S7VK.

Send your answers to

T.Jaisakthivel,

Radio World / Gyanvani FM,

Assistant Professor,

Department of Communication,

MS University, Abishekapatti,

Tirunelveli – 627 012,

Tamil Nadu, India.

Please note the following things when you send the entry.

1. Every entry will get the special pennant in the memory of the third anniversary of Gyanvani FM 105.6 – Tiruneveli.

2. Every entry must send one reception report of any frequency of All India Radio for the 72nd anniversary special QSL.

3. Every entry should send any one radio sticker. Local radio sticker is appreciated.

4. Every entry should send one any radio QSL card / view card from broadcasting station.

5. Indian listeners must send Rs.25/- mint stamp for postage and International listeners must send 2 IRC or 2 US $. Those who are send US dollars; kindly send it only by register post. Otherwise it will be theft and the ADXC were not take the responsibility of your US $.

DX Quiz 2011 winners

August 27, 2011

Indian winners

  1. Muralitharan, Bangalore, Karnataka – World Radio TV Handbook 2011 by Nicholas Hardyman, WRTH , UK.
  2. Girish Chadaga, Bangalore, Karnataka – WRTH 2011 byBritish DX Club (BDXC), UK.
  3. Sivaraj. K.C, Edappadi, Salem, Tamil Nadu  – WRTH 2011 by Japanesh Shortwave Club International (JSWCI), Japan.
  4. Ganesan. M, Goa – Passport to World Band Radio (Collectors copy) by ADXC, India.
  5. Sowmiya Ganesan, Goa - World Radio TV Handbook archive CD (1947-1958) by ADDX, Germany.
  6. Mohamed Sameem, Sullimanur, Kerala –  DX Calendar from Rhein-Main-Radio-Club (RMRC), Germany.
  7. Mukesh Kumar, Bihar – WRTH Bargraph Frequency Guide a11 CD byWRTH, UK.
  8. Balasubramania Raja, Salem, Tamil Nadu – DX Calendar from Rhein-Main-Radio-Club (RMRC), Germany.
  9. Kannan. S, Thirukkannamangai, Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu – Passport to World Band Radio (Collectors copy) by ADXC, India.
  10. Sanmugam, Erode, Tamil Nadu – Radio Free Asia’s COBY CX-CB12 (12 Bands AM/FM/LW/SW Pocket Radio).
  11. Mohamed Ilyas, Bellary, Andra Pradesh– WRTH Bargraph Frequency Guide a11 CD byWRTH, UK.
  12. Prithivraj Pukasya, Assam– WRTH Bargraph Frequency Guide a11 CD by WRTH, UK.
  13. Vetrivelraj, Salem, Tamil Nadu – WRTH Bargraph Frequency Guide a11 CD by WRTH, UK.
  14. Mohanraj, Vaalpaarai, Tamil Nadu – DX India presents Joe Carr’s Antenna Handbook.
  15. Rajeesh. T.R, Thirussur, Kerala – Europe Medium Wave Circle’s (EMWC) Medium Wave Guide.
  16. Santhanaraj. S, Erode, Tamil Nadu – DW Radio presents Gift hamper.
  17. Muthammal, Tirupur, Tamil Nadu – BBC Tamil service presents “Paatonru Ketten” CD.
  18. Sekar. P.S, Thalaignayiru, Tamil Nadu – BBC Tamil service presents “Paatonru Ketten” CD.
  19. Arun. K, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu – BBC Tamil service presents “Paatonru Ketten” CD.
  20. Manokaran. C, Tirupur, Tamil Nadu – Sarvadesa Vaanoli (A Tamil monthly DX Magazine on International Radio) [1999-2000] Collectors CD.
  21. Nagendran. M.R, Vizhunthamavadi, Tamil Nadu – Radio Taiwan International Gift hamper.
  22. Ezhizharasi. N, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu – DW Radio presents Gift hamper.
  23. Manoj Manokaran, Tirupur, Tamil Nadu – DW Radio presents Gift hamper.
  24. Elangovan. T.V, Salem, Tamil Nadu – DW Radio presents Gift hamper.
  25. Anitha. K, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu – DW Radio presents Gift hamper.
  26. Palanivel. M.K, Kalyaniiruppu, Tamil Nadu – Radio Taiwan International Gift hamper.
  27. Subramani. A.M, Neyveli, Tamil Nadu – DW Radio presents Gift hamper.
  28. Alakesan. T, Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu – BBC Tamil service presents “Paatonru Ketten” CD.
  29. Arunprakash. J, Nagapatinam – Sarvadesa Vaanoli (1999-2000) Collectors CD.
  30. Kalaivanan Rathika, Perampalur, Tamil Nadu – BBC Tamil service presents “Paatonru Ketten” CD.
  31. Kumaran. V.S, Cudalore, Tamil Nadu – BBC Tamil service presents “Paatonru Ketten” CD.
  32. Porunai Balu, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu – BBC Tamil service presents “Paatonru Ketten” CD.

International winners

  1. Simon – Peter Liehr, Germany–DX Calendar from Rhein-Main-Radio-Club (RMRC), Germany.
  2. Bjorn Fransson, Sweden- DX Calendar from Rhein-Main-Radio-Club (RMRC), Germany.
  3. Paolo Morandotti, Italy- DX Calendar from Rhein-Main-Radio-Club (RMRC), Germany.
  4. Halold Woering, USA- Danish Shortwave Club International (DSWCI) presents Domestic Broadcasting Survey 2011.
  5. Christian Ghibqudo, France – EMWC’s Medium Wave Guide 2011.
  6. Patric Robic, Austria– BDXC’s Broadcast in English (A11).

DX Quiz – 2011

February 4, 2011

In 2011 the Ardic DX Club, India celebrates its 13th anniversary. For 13 years it has been the primary source of information for dxing enthusiasts all over the Tamil Nadu, India. In order to celebrate this event, a quiz is being organised. The quiz is open to anyone, regardless of location or club membership. The quiz does not solely deal with Tamil Dxing, but covers very different radio aspects. Answering following 25 questions you can show your radio knowledge. No quiz without prizes of course. A few prizes will be given anomaly to entrants. So if the questions look hard, participate anyway.

Schedule
Quiz starts from 14 February 2011, Last date for the entry 28 March 2011.

Quiz Questions

1. Who is the Editor of ‘Clandestine Confidential’ in 1984?

a) Gerry L. Dexter, b) Jerome S. Berg, c) Nicholas Hardyman,

 

2. What DRM+ means?

a) DRM in SW, b) DRM in FM, c) DRM in MW

 

3. Who is the Chairman of Germany’s Rhein-Main-Radio-Club?

a) Robert Kipp, b) Harald Gabler, c) Jouke van der Galien

 

4. The first DRM+ trial in the Asia-Pacific Region held in which place?

a) Taiwan, b) Singapore, c) Sri Lanka

 

5. The only country that broadcast from Nordic was closed their SW service to the world in 2010?

a) Sweden, b) Denmark, c) Norway

 

6.  Mahabalipuram eye-ball meet 2011 is going to happen in which country?

a) Sri Lanka, b) Burma, c) India

 

7. PAL stands for?

a) The Pacific Asian Log, b) The Pacific Asian Listeners,

c) Prague Armature Listener

 

8. Who is the father of Radio Communication in India?

a) Sir CV Raman, b) Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose, c) Abdul Kalam

 

9. NIAR stands for?

a) National Institute of Audience Research, b) National Institute of Amateur Research, c) National Institute of Amateur Radio

 

10. Robert Kipp is related to which radio station?

a) Radio St. Lucia, b) Radio St. Helena, c) DW Radio

 

11.  La Voz de Tu Conciencia is broadcasting from which country?

a) Colombia, b) West Indies, c) Brazil

 

12. Radio Slovakia International is closed their shortwave service on?

a) 30 March 2011, b) 30 October 2011, c) 31 December 2010

 

13. “Shortwave broadcasting may be on the decline, but it’s not dead yet”, who says it?

a) Kim Andrew Elliot, b) T. Ohtake, c) Jonathan Marks

 

14. Sangean has brought out a new DXing receiver in 2010. What is the model number of that receiver?

a) ATS 909Y b) ATS 909X c) ATS 909Y

 

15. Prediction says Solar Cycle 25; will peaking around in which year?

a) 2015, b) 2020, c) 2022

16. Prasar Bharati is related to?

a) SLBC, b) AIR, c) BBS

 

17. In which frequency this year Voice of Tiger (Tamilar kural) was broadcast?

a) 13860, b) 13850, c) 13870

 

18. Name the BBC sound effects library website?

a) bbcsoundeffects.co.uk, b) soundeffects.co.uk, c)soundogs.com

 

19. What is the name of the bulletin published by JSWC?

a) Communication, b) Shortwave News, c) SW DX Guide.

 

20. Which station issued this QSL?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

a) All India Radio, b) SLBC, c) Radio Veritas Asia

 

21. This logo is belongs to which station?

 

 

 

 

 

 

a) BSKSA, b) IRIB, c) Radio Sultanate of Oman.

 

22. ‘Earth Beat’ is a popular programme of

a) RNW, b) DW, c) BBC.

 

23. Jonatham Marks was worked in which station?

a) Voice of America, b) Radio Liberty, c) Radio Nederland.

 

24. AT16BSG call sign is related to which event?

a) NCC, b) Indian Army, c) of Bharat Scouts & Guides.

 

25. “Clandestine Confidential” is popular___________in 1980’s?

a) Radio Show, b) DX Magazine, c) DX Programme.

 

Send your answers to

T.Jaisakthivel, Radio World,

Gyanvani FM, Assistant Professor,

Department of Communication, MS University,

Abishekapatti, Tirunelveli – 627 012, Tamil Nadu, India.

 

Every entry will get the special pennant in the memory of the second anniversary of Gyanvani FM 105.6 – Tiruneveli.

1. Every entry must send one reception report of any frequency of All India Radio for the 71st anniversary special QSL.

2. Every entry should send any one radio sticker. Local radio sticker is appreciated.

3. Every entry should send one any radio QSL card.

Indian listeners must send Rs.25/- mint stamp for postage and International listeners must send 2 IRC or 2 US $. Those who are send US dollars; kindly send it only by register post. Otherwise it will be theft and the ADXC were not take the responsibility of your US $.

 

DX QUIZ 2009 – Results

June 12, 2010

AIR 70th anniversary special QSL ( (Front & Back)

Winners of the quiz

1. P. Girish Chadaga, Bangalore – WRTH 2010

2. S. Muhammad Shamim, Chullimanoor, Kerala – PWBR (Collectors copy)

3. E. Selvaraj, Minnakal – “This is All India Radio” book given by Alokesh Gupta

4. M. Ganesan, Goa – WRTH (Collectors copy)

5. P.S. Sekar, Thalainayar – Shorwave Reception Booklet & DW cotton bag

6. N. Arun Kumar, Chennai – Shorwave Reception Booklet

7. S. Vetriveljar, Salem – Shorwave Reception Booklet

8. M. Muralidhar, Bangalore – DW Cap

9. S. Porunai Balu, Tirunelveli – DW Cap

10. Goutam Mandal, Bankura, West Bengal – DW Cap

11. Kavithuli Saktheeswaran, Namakiripettai – Radio Mirchi CD Case & DW cotton bag

12. K.C. Sivaraj, Salem – Radio Mirchi CD Case & DW Cotton bag

13. M. Asaithambi, Vedasandur – DW Pen & Cell phone tag

14. C. Manokaran, Theni – DW Pen & Cell phone tag

15. S. Santhosh Raj, Salem – DW Pen & Cell phone tag

16. T. Sivaraj, Coimbatore – Domestic broadcasting survey by DSWCI


AIR 70th anniversary special pennant
International winners

17. Jonathon Pukila, Canada – “This is All India Radio” book given by Alokesh Gupta

18. William Patalon, USA – European Medium Wave Guide in pdf

19. Bjorn Fransson, Sweden – European Medium Wave Guide in pdf

20. Patrick Robic, Austria – European Medium Wave Guide in pdf

21. Kenji Takeuchi, Japan – One year e-subscription of “Dxers Guide”

22. Sergej Rogov, United Kingdom – One year e-subscription of “Dxers Guide”

23. Ihor Karivets, Ukraine – One year e-subscription of “Dxers Guide”

24. Etienne Srtyn, Belgium – One year e-subscription of “Dxers Guide”

25. Jorge Luis Medina, Venezuela – One year e-subscription of “Dxers Guide”

Congratulations to the winners. Prizes will be sending in the separate parcel with in the

week of this result published. Those who are sent the reception report with proper mint

Stamps / New IRC / US dollars will receive the Limited edition special QSL with wonderful

AIR pennant. Thanks to the all the prize sponsors and the contributors for this quiz become

successful.

DX QUIZ 2009

November 9, 2009

In 2009 the Ardic DX Club celebrates its 11th anniversary. For 11 years it has been the primary source of information for dxing enthusiasts all over the Tamil Nadu, India. In order to celebrate this event, a quiz was organised.

DX QUIZ 2009 – List of participants around the world

  1. Andreas Fessler, Germany.
  2. Andreas Muecklich, Germany.
  3. Bjorn Fransson, Sweden.
  4. Deogracias Lopez Ros, Spain.
  5. Dieter Feltes, Germany.
  6. Dieter Sommer, Germany.
  7. Eckhard Roscher, Germany.
  8. Erwin Winter, Germany.
  9. Etienne Sertyn, Belgium.
  10. Gosdschan, Germany.
  11. Hans Gosdschan, Germany.
  12. Heinz-Jurgen WOLF, Germany.
  13. Ihor Karivets, Ukraine
  14. John Rutledge, USA.
  15. Jonathan Pukila, Canada.
  16. Jorge Luis Medina, Venezuela.
  17. Kenji Takeuchi, Japan.
  18. Klaus-Peter Hilger, Germany.
  19. Klaus-Peter Schmitz, Germany.
  20. Marcel Goerke, Germany.
  21. Matthias Martin, Germany.
  22. Michael Brawanski, Germany.
  23. Patric Robic, Austria.
  24. Paul Reinersch, Germany.
  25. Peter E. Boeck, Germany.
  26. Peter Herklotz, Germany.
  27. Ralph Peters, Germany.
  28. Rodolf Sonntag, Germany.
  29. Sergi Rogov, United Kingdom.
  30. Siegbert Gerhard, Germany.
  31. Stefan Druschke, Germany.
  32. Werner Reimers, Germany.
  33. William Patalon III, USA

The result will published on May 2010. Special QSL and Pennant will be start to send in the first week of May 2010.


Quiz Question and answer in bold letter

1. Who is the author of “Broadcasting on the Short Waves, 1945 to Today”?

a) Jerome S. Berg,

b) McFarland,

c) Victor Goonetilleke.


2. ‘IBC’ is stands for?

a) International Broadcasting Consulting,

b) International Broadcasting Centre,

c) International Broadcasting Corporation.


3. HCJB Australia transmits from which transmitter site?

a). Kununurra,

b) Meyerton,

c) Sydney.


4. ‘Inbox’ is a popular listener’s contact programme of

a) CRI,

b) DW,

c) BBC.


5. Which station issued this QSL?

DX Q 2k91

a) Bangladesh Betar,

b) SLBC, Sri Lanka,

c) AIR, India.


6. “Radio Book” is a programme segment aired by?

a) RN,

b) RNZI,

c) RNI.


7. Media Network was a very popular DX programme that broadcast from

a) HCJB,

b) WRMI,

c) RN.


8. BBC is broadcast to north India on which MW frequency?

a) 1413,

b) 1548,

c) 1508.


9. DRM stands for?

a) Digital Radio Management,

b) Digital Radio Monitoring,

c) Digital Radio Mondiale.


10. 73’s means?

a) Best regards,

b) Hugs and Kisses,

c) With regards.


11. This station never broadcast in Tamil?

a) WYFR,

b) FEBC,

c) HCJB.


12. What does QTH stands for?

a) Man-made interference,

b) Quick Transmitter of Ham,

c) What is your position in latitude and longitude?


13. What is the name of the bulletin published by DSWCI?

a) Communication,

b) Shortwave News,

c) Radio Kurier.


14. XJBS broadcasting from?

a) China,

b) Taiwan,

c) Pakistan.


15. 2009 EDXC conference held in which country?

a) Dublin – Ireland,

b) London – UK,

c) Stockholm – Sweden.


16. This person served in Radio Netherlands?

a). Kim Andrew Elliot,

b) Jonathon Marks,

c) Adrian Peterson.


17. Name of the broadcaster who issued this sticker?

DX Q 2k92

a) Radio Nacional de Albania,

b) Radio Nacional Argentina,

c) Radio Nacional d’Andorra.


18. Which station signature tune can you hear in this audio clip?

a) RVA,

b) RNZI,

c) AWR.

(Listen the sound clip)

19. Which station used this logo?

DX Q 2k93

a) BBC,

b) Radio Bulgaria,

c) RAI, Italy.


20. Which programme signature tune can you hear in this audio clip?

a) Over to you,

b) Listeners Garden,

c) Mailbox.

(Listen the sound clip)

21. This person served in AIR?

a) Poornam Vishvanathan,

b) A.M. Samy,

c) Abdul Hameed.


22. In which frequency recently SLBC stopped their MW service to South India?

a) 873,

b) 882,

c) 864.


23. Andrew Janitschek working in which station?

a) Voice of America,

b) Radio Liberty,

c) Radio Free Asia.


24.In 2009 AIR External Service celebrated its ________ anniversary?

a) 75,

b) 70,

c) 65.


25. QSL calendar published by..?

a) BDXC,

b) ADDX,

c) RMRC.


New contact address for the QUIZ

T.Jaisakthivel,

Assistant Professor,

Department of Communication,

MS University,

Abisekapatty,

Tirunelveli – 627 012,

India

Mint Stamp / IRC

Every entry will get the special pennant in the memory of The External Services of All India Radio’s 70th anniversary. Every entry must send one reception report of any frequency of All India Radio for the 70th anniversary special QSL. Indian listeners must send Rs.10/- mint stamp for postage and International listeners must send 2 New IRC or 2 US $. (Those who are send the US $ instead of IRC, kindly send your answers in the REGISTER post)

For more details

ardicdxclub (at) yahoo (dot) co (dot) in


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