Products & Product Reviews

Products & Product Reviews

Ham Radio Product Review: Icom ID-52A

The Icom ID-52A VHF/UHF Multifunction D-STAR Handheld Transceiver didn’t replace the ID-51A, but it is a worthy successor with a lot of capabilities. It is the first handheld with a […]

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New Product Spotlight: DX Engineering Aluminum Radio RF Ground Plane Kits

A couple of years ago DX Engineering introduced hams worldwide to its Copper Radio RF Ground Plane Kits. It was a new concept designed to thwart an old nemesis—RF interference […]

Station Accessories / Technical Articles

Ham Radio Equalizers | Getting the Most from Your Ham Radio’s Equalizer

Got a TX problem? Audio working against you? Chances are your radio has a solution built into its menu. Some call it transmit bandwidth (TBW) while others know it as […]

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New Product Spotlight: ARCO Smart Antenna Rotator Controller

When it was announced last year that WiMo of Herxheim, Germany, had named DX Engineering as the sole distributor of microHAM products in North America, the buzz among the amateur […]

Products & Product Reviews / Transceivers and Receivers

Ham Radio Equipment Review: Icom HF/50/144/430 MHz IC-705 Transceiver

It has been almost two and a half years since the FCC approved the Icom IC-705 transceiver for sale in the United States. I have had the privilege of owning […]

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DX Engineering Ham Radio Holiday Gift Guide (Part 6): Antenna Analyzers and Weatherproofing Kits!

Remember those magical winter mornings as a kid, running down the stairs in your Bullwinkle footie pajamas, joyously ripping open a pristinely wrapped box of rubber splicing tape, and exclaiming, […]

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Ham Radio Amplifier Buyer’s Guide 2022 (Part 3)

To go barefoot or not to go barefoot? That is the question. But if you intend to avoid suffering the slings and arrows of outrageous misfortune by NOT breaking through […]

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Ham Radio Amplifier Buyer’s Guide 2022 (Part 2)

Amplifiers are hot! We don’t mean literally hot—these devices come with components that nicely monitor and mitigate that issue. We mean hot items that hams are seeking to add to […]

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New Products Spotlight: Comet CAT-300 Antenna Tuner, 2023 Ham Radio Calendars, and ARRL Handbook

For today’s post, we offer a potpourri of new products for hams: a base station manual tuner, fresh amateur radio calendars, and the latest edition of the ARRL Handbook. Comet […]

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DX Engineering Ham Radio Holiday Gift Guide (Part 5): Why not Give Your Favorite Ham the World?

Geochron’s Digital Atlas 2 4K One of the truly fun aspects of ham radio is customizing your shack. Will you fill it with shelves of vintage gear juxtaposed against the […]