About the Danish Shortwave Club International (DSWCI)
On May 4th, 1974, a society was started in Copenhagen, Denmark, named "The Danish Shortwave Clubs International" or DSWCI. The DSWCI was a merger of "The Danish Shortwave Club International", founded November 18, 1956, and "The Cimbrer DX-Club", founded July 15, 1961. The name of the society was changed to "The Danish Shortwave Club International" by the Annual General Meeting of May 18, 1996.
The object of the DSWCI was to consolidate contacts among practisers of the hobby indicated as DX-ing and to promote the practise of this hobby in general. DX-ing is the reception of distant radio signals and all other activities related herewith.
The DSWCI reached its objects by
On May 9th, 2015 at the annual general meeting in Tarp (Germany), the members decided to dissolve the DSWCI by the End of 2016. The main reasons were:
During it's 60 years of existence, 3786 individuals have been members of the DSWCI. The DSWCI had global membership with members in all 6 continents since 1965. At the time of the last annual general meeting, the DSWCI had 227 members living in 33 countries in 6 continents. Therefore, the DSWCI has claimed to be "the DX Club that had global membership 30 years before 'Globalization'".