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Products & Product Reviews

DX Engineering Antenna Tilt Base Solutions Part Two—Tilt Base Mounting Systems

Raise your hand if you fondly recall the days when raising or lowering a heavy vertical antenna was a multi-person job, fraught with dangers and, perhaps, accompanied by a spray […]

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Leatherman Multi-Tools, A Ham Operator’s New Best Friend

One of our favorite subjects at OnAllBands is tools. We get excited about anything that makes tough jobs around the shack safer, easier, and more convenient. So when a tool […]

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TransWorld Antennas—Big HF Performance in a Small Package

In honor of DX Engineering’s upcoming combined DXE Virtual Hamfest and DX Academy July 25, 9 am to 5 pm, we’ll be looking at one of DX Engineering’s popular traveling […]

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DX Engineering Antenna Tilt Base Solutions Part One—SAF-T-TILT™ Base on the MBVE-5A Series Antennas

There was a time when the thought of raising and lowering a vertical antenna to perform maintenance, protect it from storms, or stow it away for the winter was enough […]

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Yaesu’s New FTM-300DR C4FM/FM Mobile Transceiver Delivers Full Duplex, Hands-Free Ops, and More

During a recent webinar about the new Yaesu FTM-300DR C4FM/FM Dual-Band Mobile Transceiver, presenter John Kruk, N9UPC, wanted to make one point clear about the new System Fusion rig which […]

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Ham Radio Tech and History Book Reviews: A Top Ten Desert Island List

When I was asked to write this blog entry, the suggestion was made, “…like a desert island list.” Well, that’s just a perfect idea! Since most such lists include ten […]

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Linear Versus Switching Power Supplies—A Few Options for a Successful Field Day

In previous Word of the Day posts, we discussed two common power sources for portable operations on Field Day—batteries and generators. Today, we’re going to take a brief look at […]

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Choosing Battery Power and Accessories for Ham Radio Field Day

One of the great things about Field Day (June 27-28, 2020) is that it gives you an opportunity to stray from your comfort zone, especially when it comes to using […]

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Wire Antennas on Field Day—the Advantages of Using a Wire Antenna Kit

One of the easiest and most affordable ways to get on the air during Field Day is with a wire antenna. As you’re making plans for the big weekend (June […]

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DX Engineering Doubles the Number of Options for Ordering Custom Cable Assemblies Online

DX Engineering announced the addition of seven new types of coaxial cables that Hams can choose when using the company’s Online Custom Cable Builder. Available at DXEngineering.com, the Online Custom […]