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STARC Stays Up All Night to Save Lives During Hurricane Ian

No club here. The Sheriff’s Tactical Amateur Radio Communications (STARC) is a service organization located in Tampa, Florida that works hard to keep people safe during natural or manmade disasters. […]


Some Ham Radio Resolutions and an Excellent Reference Book to Begin the New Year

Only a few more days before we can officially stick a fork in 2022. While the year still isn’t fully cooked, you still have time for some last-minute ham radio […]


Operating from a Lighthouse on International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend, August 2022

Editor’s Note: Troy Blair, KE8DRR, DX Engineering customer/technical support specialist, enjoys sharing personal stories about his involvement in amateur radio so others can learn from his experiences in the true spirit […]

Technical Articles

Guide to Ham Radio Weather Watching

I previously wrote an article for OnAllBands on the SKYWARN program: “Getting Involved in the Storm Spotter Program.” You can find that article here. One does not have to be […]

Amateur Radio News

News from the Arecibo Observatory

The iconic radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico—a site near and dear to amateur radio operators the world over—will not be repaired or rebuilt, the National Science […]


It’s All in the Cards! QSL Cards from the Crozet Islands

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 […]

Technical Articles

Ham Radio Apps for Apple iPod, iPad, and iPhone

I previously wrote an article about ham radio software for the Mac. I started adding some Apple details as well but quickly realized there was entirely too much information, and […]

Products & Product Reviews

DX Engineering Ham Radio Holiday Gift Guide (Part 6): Antenna Analyzers and Weatherproofing Kits!

Remember those magical winter mornings as a kid, running down the stairs in your Bullwinkle footie pajamas, joyously ripping open a pristinely wrapped box of rubber splicing tape, and exclaiming, […]


Looking Ahead: Time to Start Planning for Hamvention 2023!

While we’re just now getting winter coats out of storage and bringing home bags of rock salt from the hardware store, here’s a thought sure to melt your ham radio […]

Amateur Radio News

We Honor Early Bouvet Island DXpeditioner Gus Browning, W4BPD (SK) and the 2023 Bouvet Island DXpedition Team

It is Santa season after all, but a team of 13 daredevil hams are about to make the big guy in red’s one-night flight around the globe look like a […]