A CB DX club is a group of individuals who are interested in long-distance communication on CB radios. These clubs often organize events and contests to encourage members to make long-distance contacts and to promote the use of good operating practices. Some clubs also provide resources such as frequency lists and QSL (confirmation of contact) cards to help members communicate with other CB operators around the world.
CB DX clubs often have a strong emphasis on community and camaraderie, with many members forming friendships through their shared interest in long-distance communication. Some clubs may have regular on-air “nets” (organized conversations) where members can check in with each other and share information about conditions and contacts. Many club members also like to take part in DX contests, or competitions where the goal is to make contact with as many other CB operators as possible over a set period of time. These contests often have different categories and rules, such as “DX-only” (contacting stations outside of your immediate area), and “QRP” (low-power operation).
It’s also worth noting that CB radio is a licensed service in some countries, including the United States, which means that people are required to obtain a license and follow certain rules when operating a CB radio. Joining a CB DX club can be a good way to learn more about these rules and how to operate safely and responsibly.