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HAM Radio 101

Remembering Hams who Made a Difference: Leslie “Les” Moxon, G6XN, SK

Plus, Check Out the New EAntenna Dual-Band Moxon Antenna Available from DX Engineering Ham radio boasts a storied history of antenna designers whose creations bear their names or call signs: […]

Products & Product Reviews

Request Your New 2022 DX Engineering Amateur Radio Products Catalog Today!

Or View the Online Version at Right Now The wait is over! The print version of the 132-page 2022 DX Engineering Amateur Radio Products Catalog is available FREE by […]

FT8 / Technical Articles

FT8: Completed and Logged QSOs

What makes an FT8 digital QSO complete and logged? Sometimes you get a signal report back from someone responding with R-10, for example, and then the contact dies there. A […]

Products & Product Reviews

Product Spotlight: Look the Part on Field Day with Official 2022 ARRL Gear

As we’ve mentioned before in OnAllBands, there are a lot of things you can’t control about ARRL Field Day (June 25-26). Here’s the shortlist: the weather, annoying bugs, less-than-ideal propagation, […]

Photo Galleries

It’s All in the Cards! QSL Cards from Gabon and Andaman/Nicobar 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 […]

FT8: Frequencies, Decibels, and Message Meanings
FT8 / Technical Articles

FT8: Frequencies, Decibels, and Message Meanings

FT8 is a very popular protocol and continually growing. But does everyone understand the nuances? What do all the characters mean? What are the frequencies? Why are the signal reports’ […]


Gearing Up for ARRL Field Day 2022 (Part 5): Tumblers, Canopy Shelters, Hats, Shirts, and More

As we draw ever closer to ARRL Field Day 2022 (June 25-26), we’re hoping you’ve taken the time to procure the major items you’ll need for a successful event. If […]


A Guide to June 2022 Ham Radio Contests

While ARRL Field Day 2022, June 25-26, dominates the June ham radio operating calendar, there are plenty of other opportunities to fill your logbooks during this first month of summer, […]


Missed Contest University 2022? Watch the Event on YouTube! (Video)

Dayton Hamvention, Four Days in May, and Contest University are done for another year, and by all accounts, hams from around the world were thrilled to once again meet in […]

Amateur Radio News

5 Myths About Ham Radio

Whenever somebody finds out that I’m a ham radio operator, I’m peppered with a lot of questions. These are the same questions lots of other hams get, and they often […]