Paul N6PSE explains at his blog “Amateur Radio opinions & adventures of N6PSE” why we won’t see many rare DX activated – the ISIS Threat to Amateur Radio!
I would never expect fellow hobbyists to endanger themselves in ISIS controlled DX entities.
Simply not worth it.
For my 2-cents I think we should have a parallel program to the DXCC Program that excludes DX Entities currently considered too dangerous.
There is no QSO and QSL worth paying for with blood.
The spread of Islamic Terrorism is the biggest threat to DXpeditions of the future.
I often find myself thinking about the future. What kind of world will my children inherit? What will the future be like? What about the future of this great hobby of Amateur Radio and DXing? What does the future hold? What are the challenges ahead and how will we solve them?
Raising enough money to bring a team to a remote and rare destination has been and will always be a challenge. When a large part of the world’s economy is slipping into recession there is considerably less “hobby” money available to support these endeavors. This is understandable and is part of life’s priorities for many of us.
As one of few Americans who has travelled to Sudan, Egypt, South Sudan, Yemen, Eritrea, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Turkey and Iran among many other places all on my own, I have…
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