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Dayton Hamvention® 2024 Wrap-Up—Some Highlights from Ham Radio’s Greatest Gathering

It’s May 20, the Monday after Dayton Hamvention 2024. Do you know what that means? Only 360 or so days until we meet again in Xenia, Ohio, to immerse ourselves […]

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Vintage Ford Econoline Collins Radio Van Spotted at Dayton Hamvention®

Story by Paul Sakalas, KJ8EEP As anyone who’s ever been will tell you: You’ll see a lot of awesome stuff at the annual Dayton Hamvention. And if you need proof, […]

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Events / Products & Product Reviews

Four Days in May (FDIM) Offers a Slice of Low-Power Heaven for Ham Radio Operators

Four Days in May (May 15-19), the annual celebration of QRP operation held by the QRP Amateur Radio Club International, is almost here! For a gathering that’s all about promoting […]


Guide to May 2024 Ham Radio Contests

May is the season of making “eyeball” QSOs. That’s because the Southeast Ohio area—only about three hours south of DX Engineering headquarters near Akron—transforms into the center of the ham […]

Products & Product Reviews

Field Day Gear Series (Part 2): Going Solar on Field Day

Whether your goal for ARRL Field Day (June 22-23) is to add bonus points to your club’s score, get better prepared for EMCOMM deployments, or both, using a nontraditional source […]


Lots to See at Dayton Hamvention® 2024, Including Products from Around the World Available Through DX Engineering

The clock is literally ticking off the weeks, days, hours, minutes, and seconds until Dayton Hamvention 2024, May 17-19. The theme of this year’s celebration of all things ham radio […]

Products & Product Reviews

New Product Spotlight: Par EndFedz QRP Monoband End Fed Half Wave Antennas

DX Engineering has proudly carried finely constructed, proven, and highly portable Par EndFedz End Fed Half Wave (EFHW) Antennas for several years. Besides selling these popular antennas made for worry-free […]

Amateur Radio News

Inspiring Today Show Video Highlights Young Hams Contacting the International Space Station 

Sometimes we come across a video at OnAllBands that is simply too good not to share with our readers. Today’s video spotlight is just that—a six-minute confirmation that amateur radio, […]

Product Reviews

New Products Spotlight: Winders, End-Fed Halfwave Sloper, and More from Chameleon Antenna

High-performance products from the portable operating specialists at Chameleon Antenna have been a fixture in the DX Engineering Amateur Radio Products Catalog for years. Everything from the MPAS Portable HF […]


Get on the Air for World Amateur Radio Day 2024, April 18-19!

April 18 marks the annual celebration of World Amateur Radio Day (WARD). This year’s theme is, “A Century of Connections: Celebrating 100 Years of Amateur Radio Innovation, Community, and Advocacy.” […]