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It’s All in the Cards! The DX Engineering Team Shares Some of Its Favorite Space-Related QSLs

Every month, DX Engineering features QSL cards from our team members’ personal collections. Some of our favorites are displayed on the cover and inside our 2018 Fall/Winter Catalog, along with […]

Products & Product Reviews / Technical Articles

How to Choose an Antenna Analyzer

This is a question many new (and experienced) amateurs face today. There are many styles and types of antenna analyzers available, and it’s not easy to sort them all out, even for […]

Products & Product Reviews

DX Engineering “Grateful” for Visit from Audio Legend Bob Heil

Next to guitarist Joe Walsh, WB6ACU, Bob Heil may be Ham Radio’s biggest rock ‘n’ roll superstar. The congenial co-host of the weekly Ham Nation netcast has a lifetime’s worth […]

Technical Articles

Tips for Tidying Up Cables

A well-equipped ham shack is chock full of transmitters, receivers, (or at least transceivers), antenna tuners, coaxial switches, radio accessories and all manner of electronic equipment. All of these things […]

Technical Articles

How to Establish the Turning Radius of an Antenna

There is a small bit of homework required to establish the turning radius of an antenna. You have to figure out the hypotenuse of a right triangle. For this exercise we […]

Technical Articles

Antenna Tech: Resonant vs. Non-Resonant Antennas

There Ain’t No Free Lunch OK. The English is bad but the title says it all. So many hams are looking for that “all band, does everything” HF antenna. On […]

Technical Articles

What is Iambic Keying?

Occasionally, our customers ask: “What is Iambic Keying?” Iambic keying is an advanced CW skill that takes practice and time to master, but once learned reduces operator fatigue and may […]

Amateur Radio News

It’s All in the Cards (Christmas Island)! The DX Engineering Team Shares Some of Its Favorite QSLs.

Every month, DX Engineering will be featuring QSL cards from our team members’ personal collections. Some of our favorites are displayed on the cover and inside our Fall/Winter Catalog, along […]

Technical Articles

Tech Tip: What dimensions do I use for crimp style PL-259 connectors?

Q. What dimensions do I use for crimp style PL-259 connectors? A. We have a couple of charts that you will find to be very helpful on the types of […]

Technical Articles

How to Choose Your First HF Antenna

DX Engineering receives many questions from new (or new to HF) amateurs, and one of the most common is: “What kind of antenna should I use as my first HF […]