Get Ready for the QSO Party with a Higher Purpose—The Solar Eclipse QSO Party

The researchers at HamSCI (Ham Radio Science Citizen Investigation) know how to throw one massive party—so big, in fact, that even the sun and moon got invitations. The organization’s upcoming […]

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Operate Portable and Win Awards with World Wide Flora and Fauna in Amateur Radio

If you’re looking for the perfect excuse to get outdoors and soak up the gorgeous fall foliage, international amateur radio organization World Wide Flora and Fauna (WWFF) has you covered. […]

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Ham Radio Operating Event Spotlight: Route 66 On The Air

How many people enjoy the 13 Colonies special event? It seems like the number grows every year! The organizers sure have their work cut out for them. If you are […]


Guide to September 2023 Ham Radio Contests

While fall is the season of change, one thing remains constant—there’s always plenty to do in the world of amateur radio! Tune up for Contest Season with a varied selection […]

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Traveling to Hamfests

I’ve spent the entirety of my life living somewhere between seven and 31 minutes from Dayton Hamvention. Growing up, this meant nothing to me since I had no exposure to […]

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Young Hams Make QSOs Around the Globe at K3LR Super Station

The 2023 Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure (YDXA) is in the books—and by all accounts it was a huge success. Hosted by DX Engineering CEO Tim Duffy, K3LR, at […]

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International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (August 19-20)—Hams Hit the High Seas to Raise Historical Awareness

On August 19-20, amateur radio operators will travel by land, sea, or sky to lighthouses and lightships across the globe to participate in International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW), hosted by […]

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A Unique View of Dayton Hamvention®

Author’s Note: The article below represents the author’s views alone. In no way do they represent the thoughts or experiences of other individuals or represent the views of the executive […]


Participate in the 2023 MMMonVHF/DUBUS Meteorscatter Sprint Contest, August 12-14

If shooting stars make you swoon, you better sit down because the 2023 Perseid Meteor Shower, with one of the year’s most awe-worthy shooting star displays, is currently active. To […]

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WRTC 2023 Wrap-Up: Interview with a Top-Ten Finisher (Video)

Randy Thompson, K5ZD, joined Tim Duffy, K3LR, DX Engineering CEO, to discuss the results of the long-awaited 2023 World Radiosport Team Championship, which was postponed in 2022 and recently completed […]