Ham Radio 101: The Basics of Sun and Signal—A Few Useful Resources (Image/OnAllCylinders)
Ham Radio 101: Understanding Repeater Speak (Image/DX Engineering)
New Product Spotlight: DX Engineering High CMI Receive Feedline Choke (Image/DX Engineering)
Backup Power for Home & Field (Image/DX Engineering)
FT8
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FT8: Saving or Destroying Ham Radio?

Let me start by saying that this is an OPINION PIECE. Everybody has an opinion. Everyone is entitled to his or her opinion. I try to explore all sides, but […]

EMCOMM
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EMCOMM in Action: Providing Communications Support for the Pan Ohio Hope Ride

The Pan Ohio Hope Ride (POHR) is a noncompetitive one–, two–, or four-day cycling event that supports the American Cancer Society. Either as an individual or part of a team, […]

Antenna Tech

Cobweb, Halo, and Hex: Ham Radio Antennas You Can Bend, Wrap, and Fold

Space, the final frontier for antenna installations. The ham’s ongoing mission: to explore their shrinking lot sizes and seek out smaller antennas that will keep them on the air—ones that […]

Product Reviews
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New Product Spotlight: DX Engineering High CMI Receive Feedline Choke

Premiered at Dayton Hamvention® 2024, the DX Engineering High CMI (Common Mode Impedance) Receive Feedline Choke (DXE-RXFC-75) achieves exceptionally high isolation between the input and output connector shields to effectively block […]

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HAM Radio 101

Ham Radio 101: The Basics of Sun and Signal—A Few Useful Resources

As a service to new hams, we’ve compiled a few resources to give you a better basic understanding of the sun and the role it plays in enabling you to […]

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HAM Radio 101

Ham Radio 101: Understanding Repeater Speak

New hams often wonder what they’ll do or say over the radio after they get their license. All that jargon that hams use can seem like a foreign language to […]

DX Engineering High CMI Receive Feedline Choke dxe-rxfc-75_xl
Product Reviews

New Product Spotlight: DX Engineering High CMI Receive Feedline Choke

Premiered at Dayton Hamvention® 2024, the DX Engineering High CMI (Common Mode Impedance) Receive Feedline Choke (DXE-RXFC-75) achieves exceptionally high isolation between the input and output connector shields to effectively block […]

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Technical Articles

Backup Power for Home & Field

Power. It is one of the most important aspects of running an operation. But what if you don’t have access to AC power or a storm knocks out all power […]

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Product Reviews

Product Spotlight: DX Engineering 400MAX Type-N to PL-259 Low-Loss 50-Ohm Coaxial Adapter Cable Assemblies

Plus New Cable Gripper for RG-400 Size Coax Wouldn’t it be great if all connectors were uniform, and you didn’t have to worry about A fitting into B, and B […]

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Events

It’s All in the Cards! QSL Cards from Jarvis and Palmyra Islands

Jarvis Island QRV in August 2024 The Rig in a Box (RIB) N5J DXpedition to uninhabited and infrequently visited Jarvis Island (a dual DXCC entity with Palmyra Island) is only […]

Eclipse Tools SI-B162 Battery Operated Soldering Iron
Product Reviews

New Product Spotlight: Soldering Tools and Accessories from Eclipse Tools

As we’ve discussed at length at OnAllBands, effective soldering can be tricky, especially if you don’t have the right tools. DX Engineering understands the importance of equipping your shack with […]

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Events

Getting Started with BOTA, Beaches on the Air

If you thought Parks on the Air (POTA) was the only portable operation event in town, meet BOTA. Beaches on the Air promotes ham radio portable operation from beaches. BOTA […]

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Events

Guide to July 2024 Ham Radio Contests: Islands Edition

Okay, so Field Day is over. Hamvention 2024 is in the books. Contest Season is months away. The rare Glorioso Islands DXpedition is done. What’s a ham to do? The […]

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Product Reviews

New Product Spotlight: Chameleon Universal Remote Antenna Tuner

The addition of a new product from the innovators at Chameleon Antenna is always reason for celebration—perfect timing since the Fourth of July is only a few days away. Want […]