Articles written by: Dino Papas

Dino Papas, KLØS, is a frequent contributor to QST and the ARRL's new On the Air magazine and has been an amateur radio operator for over 50 years. You can contact Dino at

Technical Articles

Building a Ham Workbench Table

After struggling for years repositioning radios and test equipment at the workbench, I finally found a simple but elegant solution. In a recent YouTube radio repair video, Stefan Steger, DL7MAJ, […]

Technical Articles

Zero to 160m DXCC in One Year: Installing the DX Engineering 160 Meter Thunderbolt Vertical Antenna

I’ve been a Ham for over 50 years, but up until about four years ago I had never had a QSO on 160m! In 2016, I decided that had to […]

Technical Articles

Put My Antenna in the Attic? That Can’t Work, Can It?

In the attic, you ask? Yes, in the attic! Many Hams, including many of you reading this, are limited by HOA or other outdoor antenna restrictions. But even if you […]