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Ham Radio Operator Bob Behnken, KE5GGX, and Doug Hurley Launch Commercial Crew Program into Space

NASA astronaut and Ham enthusiast Colonel Bob Behnken, KE5GGX, and fellow astronaut Colonel Doug Hurley made history on May 30 as the astronauts aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule on […]

Technical Articles

So You Still Have Your License but Haven’t Operated in Years: A Guide to Getting Back into the Hobby

One of the problems of writing an article like this is that Hams who have not been active for years probably don’t know about “OnAllBands” and won’t find this article. […]

Amateur Radio News / Technical Articles

Hams in Space: Contacting the International Space Station

When astronaut Owen Garriott, W5LFL (sk), keyed down his 2 meter transceiver aboard the space shuttle Columbia on December 1, 1983, he became the first person to use Ham radio […]

Products & Product Reviews

TransWorld Antennas—Big HF Performance in a Small Package

In honor of DX Engineering’s upcoming combined DXE Virtual Hamfest and DX Academy July 25, 9 am to 5 pm, we’ll be looking at one of DX Engineering’s popular traveling […]


Mark Your Calendars for the DXE Virtual Hamfest and DX Academy in July

Join the Elmers at DX Engineering and a host of Ham Radio luminaries on Saturday, July 25, 2020, for the first DXE Virtual Hamfest and DX Academy—two online events combined […]


Balloon Launches Take Amateur Radio Fans to New Heights

With the sports world slowly creeping out of lockdown mode, Hams continue to find their own ways to compete through on-air contests and, most recently, an up-in-the-air cross-continent balloon race. […]

Products & Product Reviews

DX Engineering Antenna Tilt Base Solutions Part One—SAF-T-TILT™ Base on the MBVE-5A Series Antennas

There was a time when the thought of raising and lowering a vertical antenna to perform maintenance, protect it from storms, or stow it away for the winter was enough […]

Products & Product Reviews

Yaesu’s New FTM-300DR C4FM/FM Mobile Transceiver Delivers Full Duplex, Hands-Free Ops, and More

During a recent webinar about the new Yaesu FTM-300DR C4FM/FM Dual-Band Mobile Transceiver, presenter John Kruk, N9UPC, wanted to make one point clear about the new System Fusion rig which […]

Amateur Radio News

Federal Ruling Allows Retrieval of Marconi Company Radio from Titanic despite NOAA Objection

The untimely demise of the RMS Titanic is a historical narrative submerged in seemingly glamorous myth and legend that sharply contrasts with the reality of over 1,500 lives lost on […]

Photo Galleries

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

Every month, DX Engineering features QSL cards from our team members’ personal collections. Usually we showcase ones from entities that are currently active or will soon be QRV. However, with […]