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Baluns and Common-Mode Impedance: How Much is Enough?

There is a lot of interest in baluns these days—that’s good. There is also a lot of confusion about baluns these days—that’s not so good. This article starts by defining […]

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Serving the Needs of Others Through Ham Radio—a Personal Story

Editor’s Note: At OnAllBands, we love personal stories about what fuels people’s interest in ham radio. Even better when the story comes from one of the DX Engineering team—the folks […]

Ham Radio Contest Season Upgrades for Your Station (Part 2)
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Ham Radio Contest Season Upgrades for Your Station (Part 2)

In Part 1 of our series on upgrading your station for ham radio Contest Season, we highlighted three specialized devices that can propel your station to greater contesting heights by […]

Yaesu FTDX10 Compact HF/50 MHz 100W SDR Transceiver 
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Buying Ham Radio Gear? Ask These Questions First.

It’s always fun buying a new piece of ham radio gear. Whether you’re buying your first HT or upgrading your capabilities to work more DX, getting gear is an integral […]

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The Intertwined Events of Alessandro Volta, an Unfortunate Frog, and the Battery Plus, the Upcoming Volta WW RTTY Contest in Volta’s Honor

Alessandro Volta (born February 18, 1745) wasn’t the first scientist to experiment with electromagnetism and the know-how needed to develop the battery, but he was the first to get it […]

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Learn Morse Code at Whatever Speed You Want with the Koch Method

Have the patience of a gnat but want to become the next Morse code master? The Koch Method can help you get it done. While other methods of learning Morse […]

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Part 1: How to Build Antennas from a Blind Ham’s Perspective (and if You’re Not Blind, You’ll Learn Something, Too!)

Editor’s Note: Over the next several months, OnAllBands will be featuring a series of articles from Harry “Trippy” Brown, AC8S, longtime amateur operator and antenna builder/tester who’s never let his […]

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Guide to December 2021 Ham Radio Contests

As we reach the end of another unusual and socially-distanced year, operators everywhere have their collective digits crossed that 2022 will yield more up-close-and-personal encounters of the ham radio kind. […]

NanoVNA-F V2 Vector Network Analyzer
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New Product Spotlight: NanoVNA-F V2 Vector Network Analyzer

Like a lot of gear used in amateur radio, many useful products come in rather small packages. Now available from DX Engineering, the upgraded NanoVNA-F V2 Vector Network Analyzer (5″ […]

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Intrepid-DX Group Begins Preparations to Activate Bouvet Island in 2023 (Video)

For legions of longtime DXers, Bouvet Island (3Y) remains an elusive gem in their DXCC crown. And while North Korea (P5) may stand as the undisputed Holy Grail of contacts […]