The following sites give information on non-profit clubs for short-wave listeners. Club operations are administered by unpaid volunteers.American Shortwave Listeners Club. This club has been around since the 1960s and covers a wide range of interests concerning shortwave. The club is now local in nature, with club meetings the first Saturday of every month from 12 to 4 PM. For info contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Association of Clandestine Radio Enthusiasts. The name of this club is a little misleading, since it also offers detailed coverage of pirate radio and “spy numbers” stations.
Association of Manitoba DXers. Well-know pirate and AM band DXer Shawn Axelrod is heavily involved in this site.
Association of North American Radio Clubs. There are several clubs where short-wave listeners exchange information with each other, and “ANARC” is an umbrella organization of such clubs. Most of the clubs listed on this page are ANARC members.
ANARC SWL Net in Real Audio: This site, operated by N1DK, offers a RealAudio file of the weekly ANARC SWL net on 40 meters.
Australian Radio DX Club. The ARDXC is dedicated to providing its members with news, information and to generate friendship amongst DXers and BCL’s throughout Australia and the world. Short-wave, broadcast band, T.V. & FM and utility listening are all covered by the ARDXC
Benelux DX Club. BDXC, a club of radio listeners and DXers, was founded in November 1961 (more than 38 years! ago) with a total of 40 members at the end of that same year. Currently BDXC has about 560 members. The main interest of the club is Short-wave, though some sections of the monthly printed bulletin cover Medium-wave, Aeronautical, VHF & UHF (Television) etc.
Canadian International DX Club. While most members are from Canada, this club welcomes members from the United States.
Clandestine Radio.com. This is a comprehensive summary of currently operating clandestine radio broadcasters and their sponsoring organizations.
Cumbre DX. Cumbre DX is a weekly electronic newsletter covering rare short-wave DX; it is sent free to those who submit material used in it.
DX Antwerp This is a short-wave listening club in Belgium.
DX Listeners’ Club. This is a club in Norway, and offers an interesting look at DXing from the “top of the world.” There is some terrific information about current solar activity at this site. Site is in both English and Norwegian.
Electronic DX Press Australia. The latest news about what’s being heard Down Under as compiled by Bob Padula; a great source of Asian and Pacific news.
International Radio Club of America. This club specializes is DX heard on the AM broadcast band (540 to 1700 kHz); its newsletter is published weekly during the fall/winter “DX season” in North America.
Longwave Club of America. This club is devoted exclusively to coverage of stations heard on long-wave frequencies below 540 kHz.
Medium Wave Circle.The Medium Wave Circle, founded in 1954, is the premier club in Europe for Long and Medium Wave radio enthusiasts.
Miami Valley DX Club. This club draws most of its members from Ohio and nearby midwestern states but has members from across the country; holds regular meetings.
Michigan Area DX Club. MARE is a non-profit hobby club dedicated to providing information about all radio hobbies. In addition to producing a bi-monthly paper newsbulletin, ‘e-publishing’ frequent e-mail newsletters and organizing local meetings, MARE also maintains a computerized ‘special interest group’ for radio hobbyists on the Greater Detroit Free-Net (GDFN).
Minnesota DX Club. This is a regional listeners’ club with most members from Minnesota; holds regular meetings.
National Radio Club. Founded in 1933, this club specializes in DX heard on the AM broadcast band. Its bulletin is published weekly during the fall/winter “DX season” in North America.
North American Shortwave Association. “NASWA” is devoted exclusively to short-wave broadcast listening and DXing. They publish an excellent monthly bulletin called the Journal
The Ontario DX Association. Canada’s largest club for radio listening enthusiasts, covering short-wave broadcasting, amateur radio, utility DX, scanning, medium-wave, FM and TV.
Pacific Northwest, British Columbia DX Club. This is a regional group drawing members from Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia; holds regular meetings.
Signal Surfer DX Club. Free worldwide membership covering longwave to VHF. Hosted on the web from Burns City, British Columbia, Canada.
Southern California Area DXers. “SCADS” is a regional club for listeners living in southern California; holds regular meetings on the third Saturday of each month from 12 to 4 PM.. For info contact: email@example.com
Worldwide TV/FM DX Association. This club is devoted exclusively to reception of distant stations on frequencies above 30 MHz.
Worldwide Utility News Club. This group is for listeners interested in utility stations (stations that are not broadcasters or ham operators) that can be heard on short-wave.