Shortwave Radio Meetings – 2017


January 29, 2017 by OH6001SWL

Hello friends,

here is the annual list of sw and dx meetings of 2017. Amendments and corrections are welcome and if necessary, I’ll compile an updated list during February. You are welcome to deliver the list further.


Risto Vähäkainu

The Finnish DX Association

Date: February 13
Description: UNESCO World Radio Day

Dates: March 2-4
Location: Plymouth Meeting (near Philadelphia), PA, USA
Description: Winter SWL Fest (30th meeting)
More info:
Expected attendance: 150

Date: March 4 (1430-1700 BST)
Location: Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC), 35-39 London Street, Reading RG1 4PS, England
Organization: Reading International Radio Group
Expected attendance: 20
More info:, barraclough.mike at
Note: Reading DX meetings are held with about 2 months interval (next one on April 29th)

Dates: March 19-21
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Description: Radiodays Europe 2017 -conference
More info:

Dates: March 20-26
Location: Hoherodskopf mountain, near Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
Description: DX Camp
More info:

Dates: May 5-7
Location: Jönköping, Sweden
Description: DX-Parlamentet 2017, the annual meeting of the SDXF
Organization: The Swedish DX-Federation (SDXF)
More info:

Dates: May 19-21
Location: Dayton, Ohio, USA
Organization: Dayton Hamvention
Expected attendance: 20000
More info:

Dates: May 17-20
Location: Simi Valley, California, USA
Description: Annual NASB Conference, hosted by KVOH Voice of Hope
Organization: National Association of Shortwave Broadcasters
More info:

Dates: July 1-15
Location: Döbriach, Austria
Description: DX-Camp of ADXB-OE
More info:

Dates: July 14-16
Location: Friedrichshafen, Germany
Description: Ham Radio, biggest annual hamfest in Europe
Expected attendance: 20000
More info:

Dates: August 17-19
Location: Reno, NV, USA
Description: IRCA Convention
More info:

Dates: August 18-20
Location: Tampere, Finland
Description: European DX Conference (EDXC 50 years!) and the annual summer meeting of the Finnish DX Association
Expected attendance: 150
More info:, rv at

Dates: September 1-6
Location: Berlin, Germany
Name: IFA Internationale Funkausstellung
Description: Consumer Electronics Fair – Including Radios
More info:

Dates: September 2-3
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Description: Big ham fair with a SW sector (Japan SW Club stand & lectures)
Organization: Tokyo HAM Fair sponsored by JARL
Expected attendance: 30000
More info: ohtaket at

Dates: September 14-19
Location: Amsterdam, Holland
Decsription: IBC 2017, conference and exhibition
More info:

Dates: not announced (probably November)
Location: Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Description: Ham Fest India 2017

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