DXing is a popular ham radio pass time when attempts are made to establish contact with stations in distant parts of the world.
In years gone by, the avid DXer was fed information by either word of mouth or telephone calls or by simply “twiddling” the VFO dial to search out those sought after calls. Periodicals provided information on future and past activities and with the spread of packet radio the invention of the DX Cluster helped to speed up the spread of information. However, the development of the internet information meant information which previously could take days to provide was now available in an instant.
Below are links to some tools available through the internet which help the DXer to seek out that distant contact.