New Vendor Spotlight: Penta Laboratories RF Vacuum Tubes New Vendor Spotlight: Penta Laboratories RF Vacuum Tubes
FT8: Choosing a Radio and Interface FT8: Choosing a Radio and Interface
What is a Screwdriver Antenna? What is a Screwdriver Antenna?
Product Spotlight: RigExpert’s CW Trinket: A Fun Way to Practice Morse Code Anywhere! Product Spotlight: RigExpert’s CW Trinket: A Fun Way to Practice Morse Code Anywhere!
FT8

FT8: Choosing a Radio and Interface

So you want to get into FT8: What’s the best way to proceed and what equipment is required? To use FT8 you need four things: HF transceiver with data or […]

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

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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Products & Product Reviews

New Vendor Spotlight: Penta Laboratories RF Vacuum Tubes

DX Engineering is excited to announce that it has added expertly crafted RF vacuum tubes from Penta Laboratories to its lineup of more than 30,000 products for amateur radio operators […]

FT8 / Technical Articles

FT8: Choosing a Radio and Interface

So you want to get into FT8: What’s the best way to proceed and what equipment is required? To use FT8 you need four things: HF transceiver with data or […]

Antenna Tech / Technical Articles

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 […]

Products & Product Reviews

Product Spotlight: RigExpert’s CW Trinket: A Fun Way to Practice Morse Code Anywhere!

Say you’re stuck in a long line at the bank or behind a parade of shoppers whose carts are jammed with way more than eight items in defiance of the […]

Events

It’s All in the Cards! QSL Cards from Jan Mayen

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

Product Spotlight: Alinco DR-MD520T Advanced Tri-Band Mobile DMR Transceiver

Here’s some welcome news for fans of mobile ops. The experts at Alinco have added another high-performance rig to their already impressive lineup—the DR-MD520T Advanced Tri-Band VHF/UHF/DMR Mobile Transceiver. This […]

Events / FT8 / Technical Articles

Field Day Strategies to Maximize Scores… and Fun

Since 1933, ARRL’s Field Day has been arguably the most popular event in ham radio. It is a rite of passage of sorts, with many hams citing the event as […]

Field Day / FT8 / Technical Articles

Give FT8 a Try on ARRL Field Day

My all-time favorite ham radio activity is coming up soon—Field Day!! Want to try something new this Field Day, June 25-26? All digital modes can be used, provided they can […]

HAM Radio 101

Julius T. Freeman, KB2OFY, SK: Ham Hero Committed to the Pursuit of Equality

Julius Freeman, KB2OFY, SK, was part of the Red Tails, or Tuskegee Airmen, who were the first African-American Aviators (plus navigators, bombardiers, mechanics, instructors, crew chiefs, nurses, cooks, and other […]

Field Day / Technical Articles

Minimizing Interference on Field Day

Whenever two or more transceivers are used in close proximity, there is some level of interference involved. This level can vary from practically no problem at all to actually overloading […]