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Products & Product Reviews

Product Spotlight: Heil Sound Microphones Available at DX Engineering

In past blog posts, OnAllBands has featured some of the game-changing headsets from the audio pros at Heil Sound, including the Pro 7, Pro Micro, Pro Set 6, and BM-17 […]

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A Unique View of Dayton Hamvention®

Author’s Note: The article below represents the author’s views alone. In no way do they represent the thoughts or experiences of other individuals or represent the views of the executive […]


Participate in the 2023 MMMonVHF/DUBUS Meteorscatter Sprint Contest, August 12-14

If shooting stars make you swoon, you better sit down because the 2023 Perseid Meteor Shower, with one of the year’s most awe-worthy shooting star displays, is currently active. To […]

CX1AA QSL Card from Uruguay
Photo Galleries

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

Uruguay Special Event in August The special callsign CX90RCU will be active throughout August to commemorate the 90th year of the Radio Club de Uruguayo, CX1AA. Founded on August 23, […]

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WRTC 2023 Wrap-Up: Interview with a Top-Ten Finisher (Video)

Randy Thompson, K5ZD, joined Tim Duffy, K3LR, DX Engineering CEO, to discuss the results of the long-awaited 2023 World Radiosport Team Championship, which was postponed in 2022 and recently completed […]

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Technical Articles

Video Spotlight: DXE-UE-2P Utility Enclosure

One of DX Engineering’s most popular and versatile products, the DXE-UE-2P Utility Enclosure Kit is used by hams around the world in a wide range of configurations for the outdoor […]


August 2023 Guide to Ham Radio Contests

The Dog Days of Summer still have some serious bite when it comes to ham radio contests. August offers up a great mix of events for just about everyone, including […]

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HAM Radio 101

How I Became a Ham

Last year, my husband decided to get into the amateur radio world. He was an electronics technician in the Navy for more than ten years, and he has a master’s […]

DX Engineering Multi-Band Off Center Fed Dipole Antenna
Products & Product Reviews

New Product Spotlight: DX Engineering Multi-Band Off Center Fed Dipole Antenna Kit

At OnAllBands, we focus a great deal of our attention on antennas. It’s part of a philosophy that’s echoed by hams the world over: Put all your eggs into a […]

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HAM Radio 101

Rag Chewing: A Lost Art

How long are your QSOs? If you’re a contester, they’re likely done in seconds. Operating FT8, your semi-automated QSOs exchange call signs, locations, and signal reports—all in about 90 seconds. […]