HAM Radio 101

HAM Radio 101

Exploring Some Ham Radio Resolutions

To our fellow Hams around the world, all of us at OnAllBands and DX Engineering—from the designers who come up with new Amateur Radio products to the folks who pack […]

Events / HAM Radio 101

Dr. Charles “Chuck” Brady’s DXpedition to Bouvet Island

Credited as being the most remote island in the world, a trip to Bouvet certainly isn’t for the weak of heart—which is why, if you’re anything like us, you’ll really […]

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Zulu Time, UTC Time Explained

Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is the globally used time standard. It’s a 24-hour clock that’s based on the 0° longitude meridian, known as the Greenwich Meridian, and it’s what meteorologists […]

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Merry Christmas from DX Engineering!

The staff at DX Engineering would like to wish a very heartfelt Merry Christmas and happy holiday season to our companion Hams around the globe. As Amateur Radio operators, we […]

HAM Radio 101 / Products & Product Reviews

Product Profile: AlexLoop Walkham Portable Magnetic Loop Antenna

From time to time, our Word of the Day feature will showcase a new product available at DX Engineering. Today, we’re highlighting the premier version of the world-famous AlexLoop Walkham […]

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Product Profile: Flexible Copper Grounding Straps

Flexible Copper Grounding Straps are solid, bendable copper straps used to build low-inductance, high-performance grounding systems as an alternative to tinned-copper braid. With a much larger surface area and lower […]

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Word of the Day: Footswitches

DX Engineering Footswitches are used for keying transceivers, amplifiers, and other radio or electronic equipment with your foot. They’re outfitted with spring-loaded pedals, slip-proof foot pads, and rubber feet for […]

HAM Radio 101 / Products & Product Reviews

Product Profile: Equipment Covers

The equipment you buy as an Amateur Radio operator is a noble investment—and one that’s worth protecting. Don’t give dust and dirt any time to settle on the days you’re […]

HAM Radio 101 / Technical Articles

Beyond Your Local Repeater: 15 Things to Do with a Technician License

You studied hard and passed the test—congratulations, you’re a Ham Radio operator! With that new Technician license in hand you can now get on the air. But what, exactly, does […]

HAM Radio 101 / Products & Product Reviews

Product Profile: Equipment Cases

Hams can be hard to keep home. From fox hunts to portable operations to DXpeditions, they’re always off on another adventure—and it can take a toll on the delicate instruments […]