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Ham Radio Budget Pileups: Being Rare without Going Broke

One of the big things ham radio can teach us is geography. We learn about countries and small hunks of rock in a far-flung corner of the world, and if […]


A Guide to March 2023 Ham Radio Contests

With Bouvet Island 3Y0J behind us, it’s time to turn our attention to some excellent contesting opportunities as the weather warms up. March features contests for those who operate old-school […]

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Public Service: Hams Help Out at the Arnold Sports Festival

Arnold Schwarzenegger greeting athletes and spectators It takes a lot of heavy lifting from volunteers to manage an event as large as the Arnold Sports Festival. Among these volunteers are […]

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3Y0J Team Returns After Historic Bouvet Island Activation

After months of planning and preparation, many days and nights of being tossed and turned in the belly of the Marama ketch, and a harrowing but successful activation of the […]

3Y0J Bouvet Island 2023 DXpedition team with DX Engineering Banner

3Y0J Bouvet Island 2023 DXpedition is in the Books. Team is on the Way Home!

At 0300Z on February 14, the 3Y0J DXpedition to Bouvet Island went QRT after making more than 19,000 QSOs under extremely difficult conditions—a testimony to the team’s commitment to giving […]


Stop in and Say “Hi” to the DX Engineering Crew at 2023 HamCation in Orlando, Florida

Pack your bags and get ready to chew the rag with hams from around the globe at HamCation 2023. The  event will take place February 10-12 at the Central Florida […]

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DX Engineering Equipment Makes Its Way Across the South Atlantic to Support 3Y0J Bouvet Island, February 2023

Editor’s Note: All of us at DX Engineering and OnAllBands—on behalf of amateur operators around the world—express our most sincere thanks to the entire 3Y0J team for making this incredibly […]

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Public Service: Ham Radio Support for Marathons

Runners may be the main attraction during big road races, but while they are racing, dozens of volunteers are working behind the scenes to make sure the event operates smoothly. […]


Guide to February 2023 Ham Radio Contests

With the arrival of February, love is once again in the air and on the air at OnAllBands! While many hams pursue their amateur radio adventures separate from a disinterested, […]

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Amateur Radio News / Events

Latest News from 3Y0J Bouvet Island 2023

We have the most recent update from the 3Y0J Bouvet Island team. First and foremost, all the hams at OnAllBands and DX Engineering are thrilled to hear that everyone is […]