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Antenna Tech / Technical Articles

How to Choose Your First HF Antenna

DX Engineering receives many questions from new (or new to HF) amateurs, and one of the most common is: “What kind of antenna should I use as my first HF […]

Products & Product Reviews / Technical Articles

How to Keep Your CW Paddle in Place

Some hams with nice radio tables find that their CW operations tend to move the paddle around a bit. Chasing the paddle during a contest can be aggravating as all […]

Technical Articles

Tech Tip: Guide to Choosing RS-232 USB Adapter Cables

On new equipment and old, we often need to connect a transceiver or other device with a legacy RS-232 serial port to our modern computer that has only USB ports and no […]

Events

It’s All in the Cards! The DX Engineering Team Shares Some of Its Favorite QSLs.

Every month, DX Engineering will be featuring QSL cards from our team members’ personal collections. Some of our favorites are displayed on the cover and inside our Fall/Winter Catalog, along […]

Technical Articles

Tips for Hooking Up a Keyer Paddle

If you are interested in operating CW but have never hooked up a key or keyer paddle, or if it has been a long time since you’ve done it, here are […]

Amateur Radio News

Jamboree-on-the-Air Introduces Scouts to Ham Radio

Teaching youth how to respond to emergencies has always been at the core of the Scouting program. Today, along with learning skills such as CPR and first aid, Scouts worldwide […]

Amateur Radio News

Get Ready to “Get Your Park ON” October 14-20

A new operating event is prompting Amateur Radio enthusiasts in North America to get out of their shacks and experience the wonders of flora, fauna and frequencies. The Hams at […]

Events

It’s All in the Cards! The DX Engineering Team Shares Some of Its Favorite QSLs

Ducie Island Every month, DX Engineering will be featuring QSL cards from our team members’ personal collections. Some of our favorites are displayed on the cover and inside our Fall/Winter […]

Technical Articles

Tech Tip: How to Receive Weak Amateur Radio Stations

Receiving weak stations with very low signal levels on frequencies from below the AM broadcast band up through the shortwaves of HF often requires the use of a specialized antenna […]

Events / Technical Articles

DXpeditions 101: What is a Pilot Station?

While there will be thousands of experienced Hams worldwide who will be attempting to make contact with Bouvet Island 3Y0Z, they will undoubtedly be joined in the pileups by scores […]