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Video: How to Combat 2-Meter Interference on a Hilltop

SOTABeams’ Richard, G3CWI, discusses how to identify and remedy 2-meter interference when operating from a Summits On The Air (SOTA) location. Will attaching a better antenna do the trick? Find […]


Get Ready for the 6th Annual Novice Rig Roundup

For those who recall their salad days of 75 watts input and crystal frequency control, your Ham Radio Olympics is just around the corner. The 6th Annual Novice Rig Roundup, […]

Products & Product Reviews

Maxi-Core® 20 Baluns and Feedline Chokes Usher in New Era of RF Performance

Maxi-Core® 20 Baluns and Feedline Chokes reduce or eliminate currents on the outside of your feedline allowing you to hear and to be heard much better. They keep more RFI/BCI […]


A Guide to March 2020 Ham Radio Contests

As the expression goes, March is supposed to come in like a lion and go out like a lamb. For those Hams in Northeast Ohio, where DX Engineering is headquartered, […]

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It’s All in the Cards! QSLs from the Republic of Zambia

Editor’s Note: Every month, DX Engineering features QSL cards from our team members’ personal collections. To highlight upcoming DXpeditions, we’ll be displaying a few of our favorite cards along with […]

Technical Articles

Baluns vs. Impedance Transformers

There is a lot of confusion about baluns—where you need to use one, what the balun is supposed to accomplish, and even what a balun really is! The term “balun” […]

HAM Radio 101

The Meaning and History of SOS

What does SOS stand for? It’s not “Save Our Ship” or “Save Our Souls” like you might think. Instead, the distress signal that originated in the maritime community is communication […]

Amateur Radio News

International All Youth Contesting Team to Compete in 2020 CQ WPX CW at K3LR Superstation

Tim Duffy, K3LR, Chief Executive Officer of DX Engineering, is once again giving some talented young Hams the opportunity of a lifetime in a high-profile contest. Seven youth from five […]

Technical Articles

Guide to Low-Band DXing– When and Where

Most Hams start out DXing on the HF “high bands” of 20 through 10 meters. There are lots of stations active, the antennas are manageable in size and effective height, […]

HAM Radio 101 / Products & Product Reviews

Brands You Should Know: Elecraft

Elecraft is an industry leader when it comes to Amateur Radio equipment. Founded in Watsonville, California, by Wayne Burdick, N6KR, and Eric Swartz, WA6HHQ, the company’s been knocking it out […]