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Staying at Home? There’s No Reason Why Amateur Radio Operators Can’t Stay Connected

While the COVID-19 outbreak gives Hams a chance to work on their stations alone and contemplate future projects in the solitude of the shack, there are still plenty of ways […]

HAM Radio 101

Want to Put Your Ham Radio Skills to Good Use? Get Involved in EmComm!

One of the missions of the Amateur Radio Service is for amateur radio operators to provide public service and emergency communications (EmComm) when needed. We act as a voluntary noncommercial […]


It’s All in the Cards! The DX Engineering Team Shares Some of Its Favorite QSLs

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. […]


Join Hams from Around the World at DX Engineering’s 2020 New Products Showcase

One of the highlights of DX Engineering’s year is spending time talking everything Ham Radio with fellow operators at Dayton Hamvention®. Because we can’t be with you in person this […]

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Amateur Radio Tower Safety (Part 4): Fall Arrest Gear and More

OnAllBands is proud to present the fourth Installment of DX Engineering’s Amateur Radio Tower Safety Video Series. Tim Jellison, W3YQ, covers the importance of wearing a full body harness when […]

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Staying at Home? Catch up on Your Amateur Radio Reading

Being cooped up at home does have its advantages, especially when there’s a shelf full of good books to keep you company. And when it comes to Ham Radio, there’s […]

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Staying at Home? Discover What’s Missing in Your Ham Radio Toolbox

Lots of Hams are tool folks—an amalgam of, say, TV’s Mike Baxter and Tim Taylor, grunts and all. We like working with our hands, solving nagging problems, busting a knuckle […]

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Staying at Home? Brush Up on Your Ham Radio Etiquette

As Hams around the globe make sacrifices for the health and safety of their communities, let’s take this opportunity to recommit ourselves to making the amateur bands a welcoming harbor […]

Technical Articles

Amateur Radio Tower Safety (Part 3): Rigging a Load on a Tower

In the third installment of DX Engineering’s Amateur Radio Tower Safety Video Series, Tim Jellison, W3YQ, discusses the differences between rock-climbing gear that’s non-rated for human suspension and the proper […]

Technical Articles

Staying at Home? Turn Your Attention to Troubleshooting and Upgrading Your Amateur Radio Station

While you’re home, now’s a good time to start thinking about nagging station issues you’ve never had the time to resolve. You could also venture outside (practicing prescribed social distancing, […]