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There’s Still Time to Register for Virtual Contest University 2021

If you’re serious about improving your contesting scores, or maybe you’re new to the art of radiosport or are simply out of practice, you won’t want to miss Virtual Contest […]

Technical Articles

The Difference Between Antenna Analyzers and Antenna Tuners

Do you need an antenna analyzer or an antenna tuner? These devices are actually different tools for different tasks. They both are used with antennas, but one doesn’t necessarily replace […]

Amateur Radio News / Uncategorized

Intrepid-DX Group Begins Preparations to Activate Bouvet Island in 2023 (Video)

For legions of longtime DXers, Bouvet Island (3Y) remains an elusive gem in their DXCC crown. And while North Korea (P5) may stand as the undisputed Holy Grail of contacts […]

Products & Product Reviews

Ham Products for Effective Grounding and Lightning Protection: DX Engineering Exhaust Grounding Kits

It’s no secret that many Ham radio operators also share a love of working on cars, trucks, motorcycles, ATVs, hot rods, rat rods, and just about anything with two, three, […]

Amateur Radio News

Help the NCVEC Create New Question Material for the 2022-2026 Technician’s Exam

Is your brain jam-packed with enthusiast-level Ham know-how that you’ve just been dying to share? Put it to practical use by submitting ideas for new and modified question material for […]

Products & Product Reviews

Ham Products for Effective Grounding and Lightning Protection: DX Engineering Coax Grounding Brackets

In previous OnAllBand articles, we’ve looked at DX Engineering’s commitment to helping Hams safely and effectively protect their station’s equipment from damaging lightning strikes. Products covered include surge arrestors, bus […]

Products & Product Reviews

A Look at Sound Card Interfaces for Operating in FT8 Mode

One of the things amateurs like about operating in FT8 mode is that it doesn’t take a shack full of expensive gear to be a success, whether contesting or trying […]


A Guide to May 2021 Ham Radio Contests

While May doesn’t include any of Ham radio’s signature contests, there are still plenty of opportunities to get on the air and make some QSOs. Here are a few highlights: […]

Photo Galleries

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

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 details […]

HAM Radio 101

MARS (Military Auxiliary Radio System): It’s All in the Name

MARS, or the Military Auxiliary Radio System, is a civilian unit of highly skilled Hams who work alongside the Army and Air Force to assist with Department of Defense communication […]