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Review of the DX Commander Classic HF Multiband Vertical Antenna

For POTA and Field Day, nothing beats a telescoping fiberglass pole vertical antenna for simplicity and quick deployment. Our club’s 40 meter FD SSB antenna was up in less than […]

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Products & Product Reviews

DX Engineering Gear Making the Trip to Clipperton Island in January 2024

Scheduled for mid-January 2024, the TX5S Clipperton Island DXpedition will mark the first major activation of this 38th ranked DXCC entity—an uninhabited ring-shaped French territory in the eastern Pacific Ocean—in […]


Interview with HamSCI Founder, Dr. Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF (Part 2)

We’re back with HamSCI founder, space physicist, electrical engineer, university professor, and longtime ham who we could easily include more titles and accolades for based on his many contributions to […]

HAM Radio 101

Public Information Officers in Amateur Radio

A Public Information Officer (PIO) is responsible for creating and growing a positive public image for an organization. These officers may perform a wide range of public relations management tasks […]

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Events / HAM Radio 101

Ham Radio 101: Parks on the Air® (POTA)

CQ POTA! Where do you hear and/or see that and what does it mean? Parks on the Air®, or POTA, is an international amateur radio operation that encourages licensed hams […]

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HAM Radio 101

Ham Radio History: ARRL Foundation

September 21, 2023, marked 50 years since the ARRL Foundation was formed. While partnered with the ARRL (American Radio Relay League), the ARRL Foundation stewards philanthropic support for amateur radio […]


Interview: Ham Radio Science Citizen Investigation (HamSCI) Founder, Dr. Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF (Part 1)

Dr. Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF, is a space physicist, electrical engineer, university professor, and the founder of HamSCI, an amateur radio organization begun by ham-scientists to study upper atmospheric and space […]

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Amateur Radio News

Watch Three Members of the Swains Island W8S 2023 Team Discuss this Rare Activation (VIDEO)

Are you ready for the W8S October 2023 Swains Island DXpedition? DX Engineering CEO Tim, K3LR, had the opportunity to talk with three members of the 10-operator international team of […]


Guide to October 2023 Ham Radio Contests

While contesters the world over await the SSB portion of the CQ World Wide DX Contest at the end of the month, don’t forget that there’s plenty to do on […]

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It’s All in the Cards! QSL Cards from Swains Island

Ranked as the 27th Most Wanted DXCC Entity per Clublog as of September, Swains Island will be the hot spot for DX chasers the world over when this rarely visited […]