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Ham Radio Software for Mac and Apple Users

For better or for worse, I am an all-Mac and Apple user. I could write articles for days arguing the benefits and, yes, downfalls of that choice, but I’ll stick […]

HAM Radio 101

Ham Radio Word of the Day: ATV—Amateur Television

“I want my…I want my…I want my ATV.” Okay, so that’s not exactly how the lyrics to Dire Straits’ hit “Money for Nothing” go, but there are still some hams […]

Photo Galleries

It’s All in the Cards! QSL Cards from Northern Mariana 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 […]

HAM Radio 101

222 MHz: Is Anybody There?

“W8XYZ listening 223.500.” Whether you get a response or silence could depend on where you’re located. Calls in some locations in the United States—major metro areas in states like New […]

Products & Product Reviews / Transceivers and Receivers

New Product Spotlight: Icom IC-905 VHF/UHF/SHF Transceiver

For all you QRP enthusiasts out there, here’s some exciting news that’s sure to quench your thirst for low-power action! DX Engineering is currently taking reservations for Icom’s latest rig—the […]


Guide to October 2022 Ham Radio Contests

October, the month where things go bump in the night or kerchunk on the repeater, is upon us. It’s the time when non-hams may have nightmares about ghosts and goblins […]

HAM Radio 101


Be prepared to help your community during a disaster. Get the special training required to be an ARRL emergency communications volunteer. ARRL’s online courses are offered in a variety of […]

Technical Articles

Transitioning to HF Portable Ham Radio Operations

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 […]

Amateur Radio News

The Yasme Foundation–Part of DX History

Editor’s Note: Thanks especially to, managed by Tom Roscoe, K8CX, for several of the images used here. There are many, many more wonderful photos and graphics on his website […]

HAM Radio 101

Hams You Should Know: Walter Cronkite, KB2GSD: A Life on the Air

Known to the rest of the world as the “Most trusted man in America,” Walter Cronkite, KB2GSD, is revered among radio enthusiasts as the “Most trusted Ham in Amateur Radio,” […]