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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 […]

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Field Day Made Simple: Combo Packages that Take the Guesswork Out of Building a Temporary Station

If you’re new to Field Day (June 27-28, 2020) or just getting your feet wet in Ham Radio, assembling all the pieces and parts you need for your temporary station […]

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What Should You Look for in a Generator for Ham Radio Field Day?

There are many power options to ensure that Hams make plenty of QSOs on Field Day, from batteries to alternative sources like solar or water-wheel power, which will earn your […]

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Why You Should Strongly Consider the Benefits of Silver-Plated Bulkhead Connectors vs. Other Metals

When troubleshooting less-than-desired Amateur Radio station performance, sometimes it’s best to think small. You’ll have plenty of opportunity to look at the “big picture” later (antennas, transceivers, etc.), but it’s […]

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DX Engineering Antenna Tilt Base Solutions—OMNI-TILT™ Vertical Antenna Tilt Base

In this installment featuring DX Engineering tilt base solutions, we go back five years to the creation of the latest innovation for worry-free raising and lowering of vertical antennas—the OMNI-TILT™ […]

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Why Saddle Clamps Are a Good Choice for Amateur Radio Building Projects

In our blog’s ongoing exploration into the importance of paying attention to details when constructing an antenna, we would be remiss not to showcase the saddle clamp—the versatile fastener designed […]

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Product Profile: Yaesu’s FTdx-101D and FTdx-101MP HF/50MHz Base Transceivers—A Look at These Elite Rigs One Year Later

Released in spring 2019, Yaesu’s FTdx-101 Series transceivers created the kind of positive buzz (not RFI buzz!) that Hams love to hear—fresh rigs combining hybrid narrow bandwidth SDR technologies with […]

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Using Boom-to-Element and Boom-to-Mast Plates to Stabilize Your Antenna Project

For those who are passionate about the challenges and rewards of building a homebrew Amateur Radio antenna, details matter when it comes to durability, performance, and appearance. In other words, […]