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License Plates for Hams and How to Get Them

Hams who have attended hotspot Amateur Radio events like Hamvention or Field Day have probably noticed specialty license plates on operator vehicles. These plates—known as Amateur Radio license plates— are […]

Events / HAM Radio 101

What and When is Winter Field Day?

Winter Field Day, sponsored by the Winter Field Day Association (WFDA), will take place the weekend of January 25 to 26, 2020. It’s a great opportunity for Amateur Operators to […]

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Ham Radio History—OSCAR 1, the First Amateur Radio Satellite

Amateur Radio satellites have come a long way since the early days, but none are more important than the first—OSCAR 1. As the seminal Amateur Radio satellite to be launched […]

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ARRL On the Air Magazine: A New Reference for New Ham Radio Operators

The ARRL Handbook for Radio Communications is a whopping 1,280 pages filled with a mind-boggling accumulation of information about Ham Radio. Drop one on your foot and you’ll soon understand […]

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Exploring Some Ham Radio Resolutions

To our fellow Hams around the world, all of us at OnAllBands and DX Engineering—from the designers who come up with new Amateur Radio products to the folks who pack […]

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Dr. Charles “Chuck” Brady’s DXpedition to Bouvet Island

Credited as being the most remote island in the world, a trip to Bouvet certainly isn’t for the weak of heart—which is why, if you’re anything like us, you’ll really […]

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Zulu Time, UTC Time Explained

Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is the globally used time standard. It’s a 24-hour clock that’s based on the 0° longitude meridian, known as the Greenwich Meridian, and it’s what meteorologists […]

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Merry Christmas from DX Engineering!

The staff at DX Engineering would like to wish a very heartfelt Merry Christmas and happy holiday season to our companion Hams around the globe. As Amateur Radio operators, we […]

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US Islands Awards Program

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2019, the US Islands (USI) Awards Program has given Hams across the country the chance to activate and chase a range of river, lake, and […]

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Product Profile: AlexLoop Walkham Portable Magnetic Loop Antenna

From time to time, our Word of the Day feature will showcase a new product available at DX Engineering. Today, we’re highlighting the premier version of the world-famous AlexLoop Walkham […]