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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 […]


August 2023 Guide to Ham Radio Contests

The Dog Days of Summer still have some serious bite when it comes to ham radio contests. August offers up a great mix of events for just about everyone, including […]

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3Y0J Bouvet Island 2023 QSL Cards Have Arrived!

QSL cards from the DX Engineering-sponsored 3Y0J Bouvet Island 2023 DXpedition began arriving in mailboxes around the world in May. One of the recipients, Dave, N8NB, was kind enough to […]

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K3LR Super Station to Host Young Hams During the RSGB IOTA Contest on July 29

DX Engineering has a long history of supporting young hams. The experienced operators at the company recognize the importance of extending opportunities to the bright and talented youngsters who represent […]

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13 Colonies—a Truly Special Event

Independence Day is one of my favorite times of the year. Cookouts, friends and family, fireworks and, of course, the 13 Colonies Special Event. The 15th Annual 13 Colonies Special […]

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Events / HAM Radio 101

Hamfests—What’s in it for Me?

If you’ve been to one—or several—you already know. If you haven’t, read on. You could be missing a good time! A hamfest is a convention of amateur radio enthusiasts, usually […]