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Amateur Radio News / HAM Radio 101

Hams Who Made History: Saving Lives at Gilnahirk Y Station

Mystery and intrigue surround local stories of the WWII code-breaking activities of the Gilnahirk Y radio station in Northern Ireland. Originally established by the Royal Corps of Signals and the […]

Technical Articles

Amateur Radio Tower Safety (Part 1): An Introduction to Climbing

Welcome to the first installment of DX Engineering’s Amateur Radio Tower Safety Video Series, featuring Tim Jellison, W3YQ. Tim is a longtime Amateur Radio operator, highly experienced and credentialed tower […]

Products & Product Reviews / Technical Articles

DX Engineering’s RTR-2 Interface: Improving Low Band Results by Connecting a Dedicated Receive Antenna to Your HF Transceiver

What do you do if you want to connect a dedicated receive antenna (e.g., passive loop, Beverage, pennant, flag, or receive array ) to your HF transceiver, but your rig […]


Video: 2 Meter FM vs. HF FT8—a Head to Head SOTA Challenge

On a brutally cold and windy day in North Wales, SOTABeams’ Richard, G3CWI, operated an HT on 2 meter FM from two SOTA (Summits On The Air) locations while another […]

Products & Product Reviews

Maxi-Core® 20 Baluns and Feedline Chokes Usher in New Era of RF Performance

Maxi-Core® 20 Baluns and Feedline Chokes reduce or eliminate currents on the outside of your feedline allowing you to hear and to be heard much better. They keep more RFI/BCI […]

Amateur Radio News

International All Youth Contesting Team to Compete in 2020 CQ WPX CW at K3LR Superstation

Tim Duffy, K3LR, Chief Executive Officer of DX Engineering, is once again giving some talented young Hams the opportunity of a lifetime in a high-profile contest. Seven youth from five […]

HAM Radio 101

What is PSK31?

For Hams who operate without massive antenna systems or significant power but still want to work long distances despite poor propagation and interference, PSK31 (developed by Peter Martinez, G3PLX) has […]

Events / HAM Radio 101

ARRL School Club Roundup

From February 10-14 (1200Z to 2359Z), elementary school through college Amateur Radio clubs will be participating in the ARRL School Club Roundup. For younger Hams, it’s an excellent chance to […]


Guide to February 2020 Ham Radio Contests

It’s February, and love—of Ham Radio, of course—is in the air! There’s plenty of opportunities to challenge yourself and your fellow Hams this month. Here are a few highlights: CQ […]


OnAllBands Blogger H. Ward Silver, NØAX, Recognized for January QST Article

OnAllBands would like to give a shout out to blogger H. Ward Silver, NØAX, winner of January 2020’s QST Cover Plaque Award given for the most popular article in each […]