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Products & Product Reviews / Technical Articles

Choosing and Installing Fuses

All non-product graphics are used courtesy of the American Radio Relay League from the 2020 Edition of the ARRL Handbook and the referenced QST articles. Fuses are components that “just […]

Events / Uncategorized

Top Band Update

For some Hams, the culminative moment of their Amateur Radio experience is gaining topbander status by operating on the oldest band in Amateur Radio—160 meters (1,800 to 2,000 kHz). Nicknamed […]

VP8ORK ham radio QSL card from South Orkney Islands
Events / Photo Galleries

It’s All in the Cards! QSLs from South Orkney Islands

Editor’s Note: Every month, DX Engineering features QSL cards from our team members’ personal collections. To highlight upcoming DXpeditions, we’ll be displaying a few of our favorite cards along with […]

Sotabeams Carbon 6 antenna
Antenna Tech / Technical Articles

Video: Easy Steps to Deploying an End-Fed Antenna in the Field

SOTABeams’ Richard, G3CWI, demonstrates how to set up an end-fed antenna in the field using a SOTABeams Carbon 6 Compact Ultra-Light Telescopic Mast and Bandspringer Midi HF Portable Antenna. As […]

HAM Radio 101

What is PSK31?

For Hams who operate without massive antenna systems or significant power but still want to work long distances despite poor propagation and interference, PSK31 (developed by Peter Martinez, G3PLX) has […]

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Satellite Operation / Technical Articles

5 Tips on Etiquette and Good Manners on the FM Ham Radio Satellites

Manners are a good thing. They help us make a good impression and build our reputation at work, school, or any social gathering. We generally like hanging out with positive […]

HAM Radio 101

Hams You Should Know: Gus Browning, W4BPD, SK

Gus Browning, W4BPD, SK, made a name for himself in 1967 when he received the honor of being the first inductee to the DX Hall of Fame. A former TV […]

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Products & Product Reviews

How to Protect Your Lightning Protectors

Protecting your Ham Radio investment with necessary equipment such as lightning protectors is critical. But what about taking steps to protect the actual components that are safeguarding your station? Exposed […]

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Amateur Radio News

A League of Their Own: The Young Ladies Radio League

Established in 1939 by a coalition of 13 female founders, the Young Ladies Radio League (YLRL) is an organization run by and committed to the advancement and promotion of women […]

man using an icom IC-705 ham radio transceiver
Products & Product Reviews

ICOM Unveils Its New IC-705 All Mode Portable Transceiver in Video

A new transceiver from ICOM is always a big deal. If you’re like the legions of Hams waiting for the release of their next game-changing radio, check out this sneak […]