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QSL Review: A Look Back at the QSL Card from Mellish Reef VK9MA 2017

Editor’s Note: 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. […]

Products & Product Reviews

Holiday Gifts for Hams 2020: Accessories for the ICOM IC-705 Portable Transceiver

For Amateur Radio buffs with non-Ham spouses, sometimes the best holiday gift comes in the form of these words: “Rather than get the wrong thing, just go ahead and buy […]

Products & Product Reviews

New Product Showcase: MPAS-LITE—Another Versatile Antenna Solution for Portable Ops from Chameleon

When choosing the ideal antenna to install when you’re away from the shack, flexibility matters. What works in one location may not be ideal if set up in another spot. […]


Nothing Good on TV Tonight? Why Not Tune into the International Space Station.

For many Hams, there’s no greater thrill than making contact with an astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS). This is true whether you’re a seven-year-old STEM student obsessed with […]

Amateur Radio News

Five Ways Ham Radio Has Changed in the Last 40 Years

I’ve been licensed for almost 40 years now. Hobby radio has been a part of my life, in one form or another, since I was three years old. In that […]

Technical Articles

Three Big Tips for Operating Ham Radio on a Budget

You’ve finally earned that license and now it’s time to get on the air. Hooray! But you need gear, and your piggy bank hasn’t blossomed enough to afford those shiny […]

Products & Product Reviews

Holiday Gifts for Hams 2020: DX Engineering Gift Card

Buying for the Ham Radio enthusiasts in your life can be both easy and hard. The easy part is knowing that they want Amateur Radio stuff. No light-up neckties or […]

Technical Articles

What is Front to Back Ratio and Why Does it Matter?

Tim Duffy, K3LR, DX Engineering CEO, used the installation of a six meter, ten-element, 48-foot beam Yagi at the K3LR superstation as an opportunity to explain and demonstrate how to […]

Products & Product Reviews

DX Engineering Taking Reservations for the New Yaesu FTDX10 SDR Transceiver

Yaesu has announced the release of the much-anticipated FTDX10 HF/50MHz 100W SDR Transceiver. The company says its latest hybrid SDR rig will be available in early December 2020. DX Engineering […]


Guide to November 2020 Ham Radio Contests

November is the season to give thanks for some of the year’s best Ham Radio contesting opportunities. Here are a few highlights: ARRL November Sweepstakes, CW (November 7-9) 2100Z to […]