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From the website, under Frequently Asked Questions, we have this:
the Ø7Ø Club originate?
The original idea was proposed by Jay, N3DQU, likely
inspired by then recent events in the Penn-Ohio DX
Society and in the ham radio hobby. The idea was to
form a club that offers hams incentives to use PSK31,
one of Amateur radio’s newest digital modes. The Ø7Ø
Club was launched in June 2000 by PODXS, with Jay,
KA3X (the old dude, now SK) achieving number 001 in
record time. The Ø7Ø Club name arose from the PSK31
frequencies on 40, 20, and 15 meters ending in 070.
PODXS and the Ø7Ø Club, continuing to grow with, and
for, amateur radio.
As for Rollo, I
hope Steve chimes in on that one.
On 11/16/2020 10:27 AM, Bob Motyl
I have always been interested as to how the club began. Could
someone give a brief story as to who started it, why the name, how
was the site created etc.
Sorry if this has already been answered. Thanks.
Bob KK6KMU #2484
Jim, K5SP #483
Executive Director/Member Services Director