The Age-Old Debate: New vs Used HAM Radio Equipment The Age-Old Debate: New vs Used HAM Radio Equipment
What is a Panadapter (Word of the Day)? What is a Panadapter (Word of the Day)?
What is Contest University (Word of the Day)? What is Contest University (Word of the Day)?
Field Day 101: How Your Club Can Achieve Field Day Success Field Day 101: How Your Club Can Achieve Field Day Success
Technical Articles

How to Put up a Field Day Tower Safely

Field Day (June 22and 23, 2019) is almost here and the planning is underway — for radios, tents, food, antennas—and how to keep them up!  You may be lucky and […]

Events

It’s All in the Cards: A Look at QSL Cards from Fiji

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 about […]

Products & Product Reviews

The Age-Old Debate: New vs Used HAM Radio Equipment

To buy new or not to buy new, that is the question. If Hamlet had been an amateur radio operator (with a name like Hamlet, why not?), maybe he would […]

Amateur Radio News

World’s Top Young Contesters to Visit DX Engineering

  The future of Ham Radio is coming to DX Engineering! Six of the world’s top young contesters, Team Exuberance, will be making a stop at DX Engineering’s headquarters near […]

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HAM Radio 101

What is a QSL Card? (Word of the Day)

If you’re new to Ham Radio, maybe you’ve seen a friend’s shack filled with postcards displaying tropical locales, the International Space Station, battleships, and other images. These are QSL cards. […]

Events

It’s All in the Cards: A Look at QSL Cards from Fiji

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 about […]

HAM Radio 101 / Products & Product Reviews

The Age-Old Debate: New vs Used HAM Radio Equipment

To buy new or not to buy new, that is the question. If Hamlet had been an amateur radio operator (with a name like Hamlet, why not?), maybe he would […]

HAM Radio 101

What is a Panadapter (Word of the Day)?

A band scope that displays signals on a band visually, usually as a line or area graph, allowing for a view of activity across a slice or an entire band. […]

HAM Radio 101

What is Contest University (Word of the Day)?

Contest University is an annual one-day seminar/workshop in Dayton, Ohio, held the day before Hamvention. Top Amateur Radio contesters, including members of the CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame, impart […]

HAM Radio 101

Word of the Day (QRP): What Does QRP Mean?

The 2019 QRP Amateur Radio Club International (ARCI) “Four Days in May” (FDIM) begins May 16 and runs until May 19. For the uninitiated, what does QRP mean? QRP is […]

Events

Field Day 101: How Your Club Can Achieve Field Day Success

Field Day (FD) has a number of different meanings to the Ham Radio community. For the purposes of this article, we will skip whether you think it is a contest […]

HAM Radio 101

Word of the Day: Four Days in May (Dayton)

Today’s Word of the Day is actually a quartet of words: Four Days in May (May 16-19). Held the same time as Hamvention®, the 2019 QRP Amateur Radio Club International […]

ARRL Kids Day Scheduled for June 15
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ARRL Kids Day Scheduled for June 15

Do you remember the first time you got on the air? For many longtime operators, the magic of spinning the radio’s knob, calling CQ, hearing a distant voice cut through […]

HAM Radio 101

Word of the Day: Youth Forum

Today, we highlight Hamvention 2019 (May 17-19) in our Word of the Day column. For the 32nd straight year, Carole Perry, WB2MPG, will moderate the event’s Youth Forum, featuring young […]