5 Myths About Ham Radio 5 Myths About Ham Radio
Gearing Up for ARRL Field Day 2022 Part 4: Wire Antenna Kits, Masts, Guy Rings and More Gearing Up for ARRL Field Day 2022 Part 4: Wire Antenna Kits, Masts, Guy Rings and More
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FT8

FT8 vs. FT4: Ham Radio Operating in Digital Modes

FT4 and FT8 are weak-signal-condition digital protocols designed for rapid, accurate communication between amateur radio stations. Information exchanged in a contact typically consists of call signs, four-character Maidenhead locators, signal […]

EMCOMM

EMCOMM: What is AUXCOMM and Why is it Important?

The Department of Homeland Security National Incident Management System (NIMS) compliant program adopted AUXCOMM for all auxiliary emergency/public service communications within most states. AUXCOMM encompasses amateur radio, RACES, CERT Team […]

Antenna Tech

Put My Antenna in the Attic? That Can’t Work, Can It?

In the attic, you ask? Yes, in the attic! Many Hams, including many of you reading this, are limited by HOA or other outdoor antenna restrictions. But even if you […]

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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Amateur Radio News

5 Myths About Ham Radio

Whenever somebody finds out that I’m a ham radio operator, I’m peppered with a lot of questions. These are the same questions lots of other hams get, and they often […]

Field Day / Technical Articles

Gearing Up for ARRL Field Day 2022 Part 4: Wire Antenna Kits, Masts, Guy Rings and More

In our first three installments of Gearing Up for ARRL Field Day 2022, we addressed coaxial cable, headsets and foot switches, and power—all important components of a successful weekend (June […]

Products & Product Reviews

New Product Spotlight: Tornado Alert

It’s the nature of the beast when expensive electronics clash with hostile weather—equipment can get zapped, antennas can topple, and hams can throw up their arms wishing they had invested […]

EMCOMM

EMCOMM: What is AUXCOMM and Why is it Important?

The Department of Homeland Security National Incident Management System (NIMS) compliant program adopted AUXCOMM for all auxiliary emergency/public service communications within most states. AUXCOMM encompasses amateur radio, RACES, CERT Team […]

Photo Galleries

It’s All in the Cards! QSL Cards from the Republic of Botswana

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 […]

Products & Product Reviews

New Product Spotlight: mAT-TUNER Antenna Tuner for Yaesu Transceivers

The DX Engineering 2022 catalog is only a few weeks away from arriving in mailboxes and appearing digitally at DXEngineering.com. In the days leading up to the catalog’s official release, […]

Products & Product Reviews

Product Spotlight: DX Engineering NVIS Antenna Kits

A lot of hams are talking these days about Near Vertical Incidence Skywave (NVIS) propagation and the dipoles that can be easily deployed to take advantage of this mode’s in-state […]

Events

Four Reasons to Visit the DX Engineering Booth at Dayton Hamvention 2022

Only a few days to go before Dayton Hamvention 2022, May 20-22! The team at DX Engineering is ready to make this event a memorable one for the thousands of […]

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Field Day / Technical Articles

Gearing Up for ARRL Field Day 2022 Part 3: Batteries, Generators, and Power Supplies

One of the exciting aspects of Field Day is the challenge of operating with power sources you’re not accustomed to using, including batteries, generators, and solar panels—even water-driven, bicycle-powered, or […]

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Events

Celebrate our Military Heroes During the Armed Forces Day Cross-Band Exercise

Stand up and fall into rank for the annual Armed Forces Day Cross-Band Exercise on May 14 from 1300 to 2200 UTC. Dating back more than 50 years, the event […]