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It’s All in the Cards! QSLs from Baker Island KH1/KH7Z 2018

Every month, DX Engineering features QSL cards from our team members’ personal collections. Usually we showcase ones from entities that are currently active or will soon be QRV. However, with […]

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TransWorld Antennas—Big HF Performance in a Small Package

In honor of DX Engineering’s upcoming combined DXE Virtual Hamfest and DX Academy July 25, 9 am to 5 pm, we’ll be looking at one of DX Engineering’s popular traveling […]

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Mark Your Calendars for the DXE Virtual Hamfest and DX Academy in July

Join the Elmers at DX Engineering and a host of Ham Radio luminaries on Saturday, July 25, 2020, for the first DXE Virtual Hamfest and DX Academy—two online events combined […]

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Balloon Launches Take Amateur Radio Fans to New Heights

With the sports world slowly creeping out of lockdown mode, Hams continue to find their own ways to compete through on-air contests and, most recently, an up-in-the-air cross-continent balloon race. […]

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DX Engineering Antenna Tilt Base Solutions Part One—SAF-T-TILT™ Base on the MBVE-5A Series Antennas

There was a time when the thought of raising and lowering a vertical antenna to perform maintenance, protect it from storms, or stow it away for the winter was enough […]

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Yaesu’s New FTM-300DR C4FM/FM Mobile Transceiver Delivers Full Duplex, Hands-Free Ops, and More

During a recent webinar about the new Yaesu FTM-300DR C4FM/FM Dual-Band Mobile Transceiver, presenter John Kruk, N9UPC, wanted to make one point clear about the new System Fusion rig which […]

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It’s All in the Cards! QSLs from South Orkney Islands

Every month, DX Engineering features QSL cards from our team members’ personal collections. Usually we showcase ones from entities that are currently active or will soon be QRV. However, with […]

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Guide to July Ham Radio Contests

Make your own fireworks this summer by logging some CW, SSB, RTTY, and digital QSOs. Here are a few July contests to help you stay cool inside while the weather […]

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Linear Versus Switching Power Supplies—A Few Options for a Successful Field Day

In previous Word of the Day posts, we discussed two common power sources for portable operations on Field Day—batteries and generators. Today, we’re going to take a brief look at […]

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Choosing Battery Power and Accessories for Ham Radio Field Day

One of the great things about Field Day (June 27-28, 2020) is that it gives you an opportunity to stray from your comfort zone, especially when it comes to using […]