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Dayton Hamvention 2023 is in Full Swing!

Beautiful spring Ohio weather greeted hams from around the world who filled buildings at the Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center in Xenia on Friday, May 19 to kick off Dayton Hamvention 2023. Here are a few highlights from opening day at the DX Engineering booth in Building One (the event runs until Sunday, May 21 at 1 pm):

Bouvet Island Team with DX Engineering's Tim Duffy

Members of the 3Y0J 2023 Bouvet Island team, Adrian, KO8SCA, and Axel, DL6KVA, present DX Engineering CEO Tim, K3LR, with a certificate along with a rock and sand from Bouvet Island. DX Engineering was a major sponsor of this rarest of rare activations.

DX Commander Signature 9 All Band vertical antenna on display at Hamvention

DX Commander’s Signature 9 All Band Vertical freestanding antenna was on display in DX Engineering’s booth. DX Engineering is the exclusive North American distributor of popular DX Commander antenna systems, which will be available at in the coming days. Read more about it here.

Attendees looks at the DX Commander Signature 9 at Hamvention

Hamvention attendees get a closer look at the DX Commander Signature 9 model.

Close up of DX Commander Signature 9
DX Engineering products on display at Hamvention

A full array of DX Engineering gear is on display, including this setup which shows the DX Engineering Accessory Shelf, Super Duty Mast Clamps, Bearing Bypass Ground Kit, and Mastlock tower accessory.

DX Engineering team member talks Hamvention attendees

The DX Engineering team is out in full force! Above, Rod, K8RR, DX Engineering lead technical support specialist, talks with a trio of hams at the DX Engineering booth.

Alex Loop antenna on display at Hamvention

Hamvention attendees check out the AlexLoop HamPack Portable Magnetic Loop Antenna System. Hot off the presses, plenty of new 2023 DX Engineering catalogs are available for free at the show.

S.A.T. Self-Contained Antenna Tracker on display at Hamvention

Ed, K8IV, DX Engineering electronic technician, shows one of the screens from CSN Technologies’ S.A.T. Self-Contained Antenna Tracker, a device that predicts and tracks satellite passes while simultaneously controlling an antenna rotator and tuning a transceiver. The S.A.T. is one of many innovative products from leading manufacturers available at the DX Engineering booth.

DX Engineering booth at Hamvention 2023

It didn’t take long for things to get busy at the DX Engineering booth!

Geochron map on display at Hamvention 2023

Geochron’s Digital Atlas 2 4K was on full display in the DX Engineering booth. Now imagine what that would like in your shack?

DX Engineering team members at Hamvention 2023

Some of the DX Engineering team take a moment to pose for a picture. Then it’s back to work. Stop by and say hello. We love to talk ham radio!

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