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HAM Radio 101 / Products & Product Reviews

Product Profile: Equipment Covers

The equipment you buy as an Amateur Radio operator is a noble investment—and one that’s worth protecting. Don’t give dust and dirt any time to settle on the days you’re […]

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Satellite Operation / Technical Articles

Full Duplex: The Key To Satellite Success

Satellite operating is one of the great activities available to Ham Radio operators. With a small amount of gear and a little practice, anybody can get involved in working stations […]

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Products & Product Reviews

Handheld, Mobile, and Base Station Starter Packages Make Getting Started in the Hobby Easier

With license in hand it’s time to set up your shack, but the glittering array of transceivers, antennas, and connectors can overwhelm many new operators. That’s why DX Engineering offers […]

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HAM Radio 101 / Technical Articles

Beyond Your Local Repeater: 15 Things to Do with a Technician License

You studied hard and passed the test—congratulations, you’re a Ham Radio operator! With that new Technician license in hand you can now get on the air. But what, exactly, does […]

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HAM Radio 101 / Products & Product Reviews

Product Profile: Equipment Cases

Hams can be hard to keep home. From fox hunts to portable operations to DXpeditions, they’re always off on another adventure—and it can take a toll on the delicate instruments […]

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Products & Product Reviews

Holiday Gift Guide: Paddle Pads and Footswitches

Still haven’t found the perfect gift for the Amateur Radio enthusiasts in your life? There’s still time to wow your Ham friends with practical and affordable gifts. Here are a […]

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Products & Product Reviews

Product Feature: Paddle Pads

Keep CW paddles, straight keys, and bugs secure during intense contest excitement with DX Engineering PaddlePads. They may seem sticky to the touch, but these friction pads are residue-free with […]

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Events / HAM Radio 101

What is the ARRL Rookie Roundup?

For Hams who have just become licensed or new contesters who may be intimidated by the skill of more seasoned operators, ARRL’s six-hour-long Rookie Roundups (held in April/SSB, August/RTTY and […]

6V7D ham radio QSL Card from Senegal
Events / Photo Galleries

It’s All in the Cards: QSL Cards from the Republic of Senegal

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 […]

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Products & Product Reviews

Buyer’s Guide: Examining Your Microphone Options

Not all microphones are ideal for radio communications. While you may be thrilled with the mic you use to belt out “Sweet Home Alabama” on karaoke night in your living […]