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Products & Product Reviews

New Product Showcase: Samlex SEC-1235P-M 13.8 VDC Desktop Power Supply

The technical team at Samlex has some great news for operators looking for a lightweight, reliable desktop power supply with updated features, upgraded performance, and international flexibility—the SEC-1235P-M 13.8 VDC. […]

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Choosing a Power Supply for Your Station

Are you building your first station or returning to Ham radio from a long hiatus? Unlike gear from past decades, today’s Ham radios operate on 13.8-volt power. Why 13.8V? It’s […]

Products & Product Reviews

Linear Versus Switching Power Supplies—A Few Options for a Successful Field Day

In previous Word of the Day posts, we discussed two common power sources for portable operations on Field Day—batteries and generators. Today, we’re going to take a brief look at […]

Products & Product Reviews

Choosing Battery Power and Accessories for Ham Radio Field Day

One of the great things about Field Day (June 27-28, 2020) is that it gives you an opportunity to stray from your comfort zone, especially when it comes to using […]

Technical Articles

Energize! Power Options for Portable Ops

No matter where you operate, you’re going to need electricity. Some portable scenarios will allow you to use commercial power, of course, but for most situations, this means a battery. […]

Technical Articles

Hey Hams, Let’s Give a Shout Out to WSPR!

When I want to check for information on propagation conditions, I often look at the N0NBH solar-terrestrial data banner that appears on many ham radio sites. But if you want […]

Products & Product Reviews

What Was Your First Rig/Setup Like? My TenTec Argonaut 515

Many of us have fond memories of our first rigs. My first rig was a TenTec Argonaut 515. My decision to purchase this particular rig was actually greatly influenced by […]

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Ferrite—An Inexpensive Way for Hams to Improve Their Time on Air (Part 1): DX Engineering Color-Coded Ferrite RF Noise Reduction Kits

We’ve talked a great deal in OnAllBands about the benefits of using selected mixes of ferrite toroids and beads to block and dissipate RF currents—a technique for suppressing radio frequency […]

Interviews

Hams You Should Know: William “Tommy” Hayes, NE5TH, DX Engineering Customer Support Specialist

Have you ever wondered who was the Ham on the other end of your call to DX Engineering? Well, we thought you’d like to know. OnAllBands will be running a […]

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Extra Gear That Should Be Standard Equipment

It wasn’t so long ago that RF power meters weren’t included in transceivers (or transmitters). You got plate current, grid current, high voltage (maybe), and S units for the received […]