Articles written by: OnAllBands


Some Ham Radio Resolutions and an Excellent Reference Book to Begin the New Year

Only a few more days before we can officially stick a fork in 2022. While the year still isn’t fully cooked, you still have time for some last-minute ham radio […]

Product Reviews

New Product Spotlight: Review of the Monitor Sensors Power+SWR Meter

Editor’s Note: We had longtime ham and guest blogger Wayne Smith, K8FF, put the Power+SWR Meter from Monitor Sensors through its paces, assessing its design, ease of use, functionality, and […]

Ham Radio Contest Season Upgrades for Your Station (Part 2)

Ham Radio Contest Season Upgrades for Your Station (Part 2)

In Part 1 of our series on upgrading your station for ham radio Contest Season, we highlighted three specialized devices that can propel your station to greater contesting heights by […]

Amateur Radio News

Vibroplex Original Bug Keys and a Visit to a Splendid Museum in Rural Ohio

You just never know when an important piece of communications history will show up to brighten your afternoon. Such was the case when my wife, father-in-law, and I recently visited […]

Products & Product Reviews

Product Spotlight: DX Engineering Telescoping Aluminum Antenna Tubing Kit…Plus Some Upcoming Operating Events

The 3Y0J Bouvet Island DXpedition looms in the distance, but that doesn’t mean you should wait until the eleventh hour to get your station ready for what may be a […]

Radio Club of America

Commemorating The Transatlantic Test’s Centennial

In the storied history of amateur radio, few dates are more significant than December 11-13, 1921. That’s when members of the Radio Club of America (RCA) and the American Radio […]

ICOM Third- Generation D-STAR Repeater
Products & Product Reviews

New Product Spotlight: ICOM Third- Generation D-STAR Repeater

Icom America announced the release of its third-generation D-STAR Repeater, which supports analog, D-STAR, and a mixed mode configuration. While analog operation is for local communications, you can combine the […]

Products & Product Reviews

LDG-Z-100A-DXE Automatic Antenna Tuner with Seven Cable Package Available Exclusively from DX Engineering

For more than 26 years, the automatic antenna tuning wizards at LDG Electronics have been devoted to helping amateur operators make QSOs, execute emergency ops, and get more enjoyment out […]

Amateur Radio News / Uncategorized

Intrepid-DX Group Begins Preparations to Activate Bouvet Island in 2023 (Video)

For legions of longtime DXers, Bouvet Island (3Y) remains an elusive gem in their DXCC crown. And while North Korea (P5) may stand as the undisputed Holy Grail of contacts […]

HAM Radio 101

A Very Abbreviated History of Ham Radio Satellites

Satellites have helped us achieve incredible advances in science, military, and telecommunications fields. They’ve also provided hams incredible opportunities for radio enjoyment. Since the Russians successfully launched Sputnik on October, […]