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A Few Good Ways to Kick Off the Ham Radio New Year

Leave it to Hams to hit the New Year running! Get ready to celebrate by making the first QSOs of 2021 courtesy of these events: SARTG New Year RTTY Contest […]

Products & Product Reviews

Not All Guy Rings are Created Equal for Your Ham Radio Station

Pay a visit to a Ham radio station and you can tell a lot with a few observations. Some Hams like to show off their expensive rigs, powerful linear amps, […]

Amateur Radio News

DX Engineering Ham Radio Year in Review

To say the least, 2020 will go down in the log books as the year no one could have predicted—and no one could have wanted. As we flipped our calendars […]

Products & Product Reviews

Ferrite—An Inexpensive Way for Hams to Improve Their Time on Air PART 3: DX Engineering Bead Choke Standoff Kits

In our last blog post exploring DX Engineering ferrite products, we looked at High Impedance Common Mode RF Choke Kits, which include either 30 or 40 ferrite toroid bead chokes […]

Products & Product Reviews

Product Spotlight: Satellite Antennas

The last couple of months, OnAllBands has gone to the birds—that is, Amateur Radio satellites. Be sure to check out Sean Kutzko, KX9X’s, excellent video series on the fun and […]


Angel Vazquez, WP3R, Discusses the Arecibo Observatory Radio Telescope’s Final Moments with Tim Duffy, K3LR 

AA tremor was felt throughout the world’s science and Ham radio communities on December 1 as the 900-ton instrument platform of the Arecibo Observatory’s radio telescope in Puerto Rico broke […]

Products & Product Reviews

New Product Rundown: Fresh Offerings from Hi-Z, Icom, DX Engineering, and EA4TX

OnAllBands is pleased to present these new products and packages recently added to DX Engineering’s ever-expanding offerings: Hi-Z Antenna Three Element V2 Triangular Receive Array System These systems let you […]

Technical Articles

Satellite Basics (Part 5): Operating Satellites from Your Home Station

Editor’s Note: Welcome to OnAllBands’ new video series on the fun and challenges of making contacts through Amateur Radio satellites! Your host is Sean Kutzko, KX9X, OnAllBands blogger, former AMSAT Volunteer […]

Products & Product Reviews

Holiday Gifts for Hams 2020: Geochron Digital Atlas 4K

If you want to give a holiday gift that will remind your favorite Ham just how generous you are (and how special they are), you can’t go wrong with the […]

Amateur Radio News

Hams Help Locate Missing Children in Post Falls, Idaho

When two young children, ages 9 and 11, went missing in Post Falls, Idaho, on the afternoon of September 16, the police quickly began a visual recovery search that covered […]