Powdered-Iron Cores: How Do They Compare to Ferrite? Powdered-Iron Cores: How Do They Compare to Ferrite?
Field Day 2022 Wrap-Up Field Day 2022 Wrap-Up
EMCOMM: ITU/NATO Phonetic Alphabet and Numbers EMCOMM: ITU/NATO Phonetic Alphabet and Numbers
Capturing the 40th Zone: How I Earned My CQ WAZ Award in FT8 Capturing the 40th Zone: How I Earned My CQ WAZ Award in FT8
FT8

FT8: What is JTAlert Software and How Can it Help with FT8 Mode?

So you’re getting the hang of this FT8 thing. You have almost all of the states and are just a few countries away from DXCC. You are learning these callsigns […]

EMCOMM

EMCOMM: ITU/NATO Phonetic Alphabet and Numbers

Alfa, Bravo, Charlie, Delta, Echo, Foxtrot, Golf, Hotel, India, Juliett, Kilo, Lima, Mike, November, Oscar, Papa, Quebec, Romeo, Sierra, Tango, Uniform, Victor, Whiskey, X-ray, Yankee, Zulu. Numbers are mostly pronounced […]

Antenna Tech

What is a Screwdriver Antenna?

When I first heard the term screwdriver antenna, I thought it was a joke. I immediately thought of stories about loading wet noodles, bedsprings, and random trees in the forest […]

Product Reviews

New Product Spotlight: HA8DU Automatic Antenna Tuner

Can’t wait for the 2022 DX Engineering Catalog to arrive in your mailbox? For those who are chomping at the bit to get their hands on 132 pages of ham […]

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Events

Mark Your Calendar to Attend DX Engineering’s Sale Day on October 1!

Need a good excuse to visit the DX Engineering Showroom located in the Summit Racing Retail Super Store in Tallmadge, Ohio? Here’s one you’ll want to highlight in bright red […]

HAM Radio 101

Ham Radio 101: Five Types of Operators You Should Want to Be

Getting on the bands for the first time is one of the most exciting and memorable experiences for any amateur radio operator. But don’t stop there! Whether it’s golf, rock […]

Technical Articles

Powdered-Iron Cores: How Do They Compare to Ferrite?

In an earlier OnAllBands article (“What Is Ferrite, Anyway?”) I explored the use of ferrite cores for chokes, baluns, and other amateur radio applications. In recent years, ferrite-core components like […]

Events

Field Day 2022 Wrap-Up

How did Field Day go for you and your club this year? Many hams who participated will tell you that while propagation wasn’t ideal and the number of QSOs logged […]

EMCOMM / Technical Articles

EMCOMM: ITU/NATO Phonetic Alphabet and Numbers

Alfa, Bravo, Charlie, Delta, Echo, Foxtrot, Golf, Hotel, India, Juliett, Kilo, Lima, Mike, November, Oscar, Papa, Quebec, Romeo, Sierra, Tango, Uniform, Victor, Whiskey, X-ray, Yankee, Zulu. Numbers are mostly pronounced […]

Amateur Radio News

Capturing the 40th Zone: How I Earned My CQ WAZ Award in FT8

FT8 can be its own art form. I know many think differently, and that is okay. Anything worth doing is going to have both supporters and naysayers. To each their […]

HAM Radio 101

Hams You Should Know: Owen Garriott, W5LFL, SK, the First Ham to Operate from Outer Space

Take a moment to remember Owen, W5LFL while participating in the upcoming Perseid Meteor Shower and ARRL EME events. If shooting for the stars is the ultimate goal, astronaut Owen […]

Amateur Radio News

Solar Cycle 25 Update: What Hams Should Know

While the intense sun has produced its share of record-high temperatures this summer, amateur radio operators have been eagerly following the life-sustaining G-type main-sequence star at the center of our […]

Events

Guide to August 2022 Ham Radio Contests

We hope your shack is well-equipped with reliable AC as the weather heats up and Contesting Season looms on the horizon. August offers plenty of opportunities to warm up your […]

Photo Galleries

It’s All in the Cards! QSL Cards from Alaska

Editor’s Note: Every month, DX Engineering features QSL cards from our team members’ personal collections. To highlight upcoming DXpeditions, we’ll be displaying a few of our favorite cards along with details […]