Articles written by: Wayne KE8JFW

Events / Photo Galleries

It’s All in the Cards! QSL Cards from the Republic of Maldives

Every month, DX Engineering features QSL cards from our team members’ personal collections. To highlight upcoming DXpeditions, we’ll be displaying a few of our favorite cards along with details about […]

Products & Product Reviews

Why Deburring is Essential When Building Antennas

To deburr or not to deburr? Any Ham Radio do-it-yourselfer who has suffered a painful cut while working with machined metal or plastic tubing knows there can only be one […]

Products & Product Reviews

The Right Tools Can Take the Pain Out of Prepping Coaxial Cables

Before precision cable strippers and grippers were available, preparing coaxial cables for installation of connectors could be a dangerous enterprise. Many a Ham’s digits have felt the business end of […]

Products & Product Reviews

Hustler 4-BTV, 5-BTV and 6-BTV Multiband HF Vertical Antenna Accessories

This is our first in a series of blogs about DX Engineering’s performance-boosting accessories for the Hustler 4-BTV, 5-BTV, and 6-BTV Multiband HF Vertical Antennas. We begin with perhaps the […]

Amateur Radio News

Six Reasons to Join an Amateur Radio Club

One of the great things about Ham Radio is its ability to bring people together. Whether congregating at a hamfest, attending an educational seminar, making a QSO with a station […]

Amateur Radio News / Photo Galleries

It’s All in the Cards: QSL Cards from French Polynesia

Every month, DX Engineering features QSL cards from our team members’ personal collections. To highlight upcoming DXpeditions, we’ll be displaying a few of our favorite cards along with details about […]

Events

DX Engineering Announces DXE Hamfest with Free Flea Market, August 10, 2019

DX Engineering will be holding its first “DXE Hamfest” on Saturday, August 10, featuring a free flea market, giveaways, special discounts, a Go-Kit contest, and satellite operation demonstrations. The event […]

Products & Product Reviews

Guide to Tower Accessories That Make Working with Amateur Radio Towers Easier

Every longtime Ham operator has a “tall” tale to tell about the difficulties of working with an antenna tower. There are enough stories of mast slippage during maintenance and hard-to-install […]

Events / Photo Galleries

It’s All in the Cards! Market Reef Celebrates 50 Years

Every month, DX Engineering features QSL cards from our team members’ personal collections. To highlight upcoming DXpeditions, we’ll be displaying a few of our favorite cards along with details about […]

Antenna Tech / Technical Articles

Building a Yagi Antenna? Why You Should Consider a Hairpin Matching System

For Yagi antenna do-it-yourselfers, one of the most important and problematic steps in the building process is deciding on the best method of matching the feedpoint of a low-impedance Yagi […]