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Products & Product Reviews

Product Showcase: What’s New from Chameleon Antenna?

As the weather warms up and our thoughts turn to enhancing our outdoor Ham adventures, here are a few items you’ll want to put on your wish list from Chameleon […]

HAM Radio 101

What Does It Mean to be a Ham? An Overview of Rules, Regulations, and Responsibilities.

From its early days in the 1900s, Amateur Radio has grown to become a treasured and invaluable communication tool for men and women throughout the U.S. and around the world. […]


Guide to January 2021 Ham Radio Contests

Guide to January 2021 Ham Radio ContestsStart the new year on the air with some vintage radio, RTTY, VHF, and top-band contesting! Plus, bundle up for summer Field Day’s frozen […]


New Product Showcase: DESKTOP-MKII DSP Noise Cancelling Speaker

The audio pros at bhi Ltd. have announced some great news for Hams looking to upgrade the sound quality of their base stations. Building on its exceptional DESKTOP DSP Noise […]

Products & Product Reviews

DX Engineering Taking Reservations for the New Yaesu FTDX10 SDR Transceiver

Yaesu has announced the release of the much-anticipated FTDX10 HF/50MHz 100W SDR Transceiver. The company says its latest hybrid SDR rig will be available in early December 2020. DX Engineering […]


Halloween is Around the Corner. Here’s How to Overcome Your Worst Ham Radio Fears!

What gives you the heebie-jeebies as a Ham Radio operator? With Halloween only a couple of days away, we’re dedicating this post to some of the scary things that keep […]

Satellite Operation / Technical Articles

Operating Amateur Radio Satellites (Part 1): Learn the Basics of Operating Amateur Radio Satellites

Editor’s Note: Welcome to OnAllBands’ new video series on the fun and challenges of contacting Amateur Radio satellites! Your host is Sean Kutzko, KX9X, OnAllBands blogger, former AMSAT Volunteer Coordinator, […]

Products & Product Reviews

New Product Showcase: Replacement Tubing for Hy-Gain Antennas

The experienced Hams at DX Engineering know what it’s like to find the proverbial needle in a haystack, that Coupe de Ville hiding in the bottom of a Cracker Jack […]

Products & Product Reviews

How to Improve Hustler BTV Vertical Antenna Performance

Since 2003, DX Engineering has been committed to designing and manufacturing complementary products to help owners of Hustler 4-, 5- and 6-Band BTV Vertical Antennas get the most out of […]


Field Day 2020—What Are Your Club’s Plans?

A lot can happen in a year. As we wrapped up Field Day 2019, many Hams were already hatching plans for 2020. How can we improve our club’s score? What […]