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Holiday Gift Guide (Part 3): Shortwave and Weather Radios

While ham radio equipment remains the bread and butter of DX Engineering, you’ll find many other items at sure to please the amateur radio enthusiasts on your holiday shopping […]

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Amateur Radio and Morse Code in Popular Culture (Part 5)

In this fifth installment of Amateur Radio and Morse Code in Popular Culture, OnAllBands visits the highest grossing movie of 1996; a would-be electrical engineer turned stand-up comedian; and a […]


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

Laos QRV in November The XW4DX Laos DXpedition is scheduled for November 16-27 from this 101st most-wanted DXCC entity. As the XW4DX website notes, hams in some parts of the […]

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HAM Radio 101

Imagine Yourself as an Amateur Radio Volunteer Examiner

Getting a ham license used to be an involved process. Before 1984, most amateur radio licensing examinations were only administered directly or indirectly by the FCC. Amateur radio exams could […]

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Products & Product Reviews

New Manufacturer/Product Spotlight: Consolidated Wire RG-174 and RG-316 Coaxial Cable Assemblies

DX Engineering is excited to announce the addition of Consolidated Wire to its growing list of more than 170 manufacturers that can be found at Consolidated Wire’s finely made […]


Special Event to Celebrate the First Two-Way Transatlantic QSO on November 18

The Amateur Radio Club of Savannah (ARCS) will be onboard the Nuclear Ship Savannah (N.S. Savannah), a designated National Historic Landmark docked in Baltimore for a special operating event on […]

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Amateur Radio Operators, from PaddlePads to Antenna Analyzers

Also check out the Geochron Digital Atlas 2 4K and ARRL License Manuals In Part 2 of our Holiday Gift Guide for Hams, we’ll be looking at some popular items […]

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Technical Articles

How to Improve Ham Radio Station Grounds

After antennas, station grounding is probably the most discussed topic in amateur radio. It’s also the one having the most misconceptions—or is that myth-conceptions? One of the biggest myths: Ground […]

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It’s All in the Cards! QSL Cards from Timor-Leste

Twenty hams from Germany, Austria, and Poland plan to operate two sites on Timor-Leste in November, including activity during the CQ WW DX CW Contest, November 25-26. This Southeast Asian […]

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Juan Fernandez Islands to be Activated in February 2024 with the Help of DX Engineering Gear

It’s not too early to mark your calendars for the February activation of Juan Fernandez Islands (IOTA SA-005)—the 58th most-wanted DXCC entity per Clublog as of October. The international, multi-operator […]