Amateur Radio News

Amateur Radio News

DX Engineering Ham Radio Year in Review

To say the least, 2020 will go down in the log books as the year no one could have predicted—and no one could have wanted. As we flipped our calendars […]

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Hams Help Locate Missing Children in Post Falls, Idaho

When two young children, ages 9 and 11, went missing in Post Falls, Idaho, on the afternoon of September 16, the police quickly began a visual recovery search that covered […]

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DX Engineering Equipment Supports the Expansion of the Reverse Beacon Network

DX Engineering ARAV4-1P Active Vertical Receive Antennas are being used as part of an effort to add 15 “nodes” to the Reverse Beacon Network (RBN)—a global system of software-defined radio […]

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Hams You Should Know: David Vest, K8DV, DX Engineering Customer Support Specialist

Have you ever wondered who was the Ham on the other end of your call to DX Engineering? Well, we thought you’d like to know. OnAllBands will be running a […]

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Five Ways Ham Radio Has Changed in the Last 40 Years

I’ve been licensed for almost 40 years now. Hobby radio has been a part of my life, in one form or another, since I was three years old. In that […]

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Young People Prepare for a Different Kind of Jamboree-on-the-Air (JOTA) in 2020 

Even in the middle of a pandemic, Scouts and Guides from around the world are preparing to extend a hand of friendship—further evidence of the power of Ham Radio to […]

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The Cyclone Station that Keeps Us Safe, WX4NHC

Congratulations to Amateur Radio station WX4NHC as it celebrates its 40th year of public service at the National Hurricane Center (NHC), located on campus at Florida International University in Miami, […]

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Scientists Forecast that Solar Cycle 25 Could Actually Be Epic for Ham Radio Operators

While predictions from solar physicists about the fate of Solar Cycle 25 have been categorically tepid up to this point, there may be more than just a ray of hope […]

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Ham Radio Operator Bob Behnken, KE5GGX, and Doug Hurley Launch Commercial Crew Program into Space

NASA astronaut and Ham enthusiast Colonel Bob Behnken, KE5GGX, and fellow astronaut Colonel Doug Hurley made history on May 30 as the astronauts aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule on […]

Amateur Radio News / Technical Articles

Hams in Space: Contacting the International Space Station

When astronaut Owen Garriott, W5LFL (sk), keyed down his 2 meter transceiver aboard the space shuttle Columbia on December 1, 1983, he became the first person to use Ham radio […]