Articles written by: Wayne KE8JFW


Guide to April 2024 Ham Radio Contests—Solar Eclipse Edition

While the OnAllBands contest guide traditionally features many events that come around year after year, we’re extra excited about an opportunity this April that folks in North America won’t see […]


It’s All in the Cards!QSL Cards from Vanuatu

Vanuatu QRV in April OnAllBands is kicking off the busy DXing month of April by featuring QSL cards from the Republic of Vanuatu—an island country in the South Pacific about […]

73 Magazine cover from April 1967
Amateur Radio News

Ham Radio and Morse Code in Popular Culture: MAD, 73 Magazine,  and Remembering Artist Wayne Pierce, K3SUK (SK)

Amateur operator Jeffrey Swain Makes Sure His Mentor’s Callsign, K3SUK, Lives on. Once upon a time, American teenagers—and plenty of adults with subversive tendencies—turned to MAD magazine every month for […]

Grenada QSL Card, J340
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It’s All in the Cards!QSL Cards from Grenada

Grenada QRV in March The Belgian J38R DXpedition to Grenada, the 153rd Most Wanted DXCC Entity per Clublog as of February, kicked off in early March. Were you able to […]


It’s All in the Cards!QSL Cards from Cambodia

Cambodia QRV in March It’s a great time to be a DX chaser! There are opportunities all over the globe to record All Time New Ones or fill bands as […]

rf tech assembling a coaxial cable and connector
Products & Product Reviews

How to Quickly Get the Precise Coaxial Cable Assembly for Your Ham Radio Station

Say you need an 18-foot run of low-loss coaxial cable to replace an old, worn-out stretch that is negatively affecting your station’s performance. You want the cable to have type-N […]

QSL Card, Guyana
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It’s All in the Cards! QSL Cards from Guyana

Guyana QRV in February There’s still time to make contact with the Guyana 8R7X DXpedition featuring four operators ages 25 and under. Guyana, a country on the northern mainland of […]

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Products & Product Reviews

Product Spotlight: Weatherproofing, Weather Stations, Storm Spotting, and More at DX Engineering

As winter’s chill reaches its peak at DX Engineering headquarters near Akron, Ohio, the inclement weather is very much on our minds at OnAllBands. While we chip ice off our […]


It’s All in the Cards! QSL Cards from Juan Fernandez Islands

Juan Fernandez Islands QRV in February Juan Fernandez Islands, the 58th most-wanted DXCC entity as of January per Clublog, is bound to take a precipitous fall from this ranking thanks […]


It’s All in the Cards! QSL Cards from DXCC Entities on the Air in February

OnAllBands is rounding out our QSL card posts for the month with a brief look at several entities that will be active in February, along with QSL cards from the […]