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Ohio Driver Distraction Law Exempts Ham Radio Operators

Last year it became illegal to use or hold a cell phone or electronic device in your hand, lap, or other part of the body while driving on Ohio roads. […]

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Make Plans to Visit DX Engineering’s Expanded Booths at the 2024 Dayton Hamvention®!

After months of preparation, countless volunteer hours, and anticipation by thousands of hams who have had the dates circled in red for months, the wait is almost over! The gates […]

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Antennas and Tuners

Field Day Gear Series Part 3: Portable HF Antennas

If you’re looking for proven, highly transportable, and easy-to-deploy options for getting on the air during the 2024 ARRL Field Day (June 22-23), you can’t go wrong with any number […]

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Events / Products & Product Reviews

Four Days in May (FDIM) Offers a Slice of Low-Power Heaven for Ham Radio Operators

Four Days in May (May 15-19), the annual celebration of QRP operation held by the QRP Amateur Radio Club International, is almost here! For a gathering that’s all about promoting […]

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It’s All in the Cards! QSL Cards from Bolivia

Bolivia QRV in May 2024 The multi-operator CP7DX DXpedition from Bolivia is scheduled to be active until May 19. Chasers hoping to capture an ATNO or fill bands with this […]


Guide to May 2024 Ham Radio Contests

May is the season of making “eyeball” QSOs. That’s because the Southeast Ohio area—only about three hours south of DX Engineering headquarters near Akron—transforms into the center of the ham […]


One-Operator FT4GL Glorioso Islands DXpedition Scheduled for May 24-June 19DX Engineering Helps Out as Equipment Provider

In 2023, DXers got their shot at a host of rarely activated locales, including Swains Island W8S, Bouvet Island 3Y0J, and Crozet Islands, which dropped from #3 to its current […]

Products & Product Reviews

Field Day Gear Series (Part 2): Going Solar on Field Day

Whether your goal for ARRL Field Day (June 22-23) is to add bonus points to your club’s score, get better prepared for EMCOMM deployments, or both, using a nontraditional source […]

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Signal Reporting | Ham Radio 101

This weekend I was on SSB for a few activities. While scrolling through the frequencies, I heard this conversation after a CQ. I am going to call Ham 1 AB8XXX […]


Lots to See at Dayton Hamvention® 2024, Including Products from Around the World Available Through DX Engineering

The clock is literally ticking off the weeks, days, hours, minutes, and seconds until Dayton Hamvention 2024, May 17-19. The theme of this year’s celebration of all things ham radio […]