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DXpeditions 101: What is an Operating Split?

First-time DXer? As a service to those who are new to this exciting part of Amateur Radio, DX Engineering is posting a series of articles you can use to get […]

Technical Articles

How to Test RF Lightning Protectors with Indicators

RF lightning protectors are designed to protect RF equipment by equalizing the potential difference between the center pin of the coax cable and its shield. The majority of RF protectors do […]

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Why Should I Use Anti-Seize on Brand-New Stainless Hardware?

With high quality stainless steel alloys, thread galling and cold-welding can make the hardware seize and fail. Although most hams don’t understand why anti-seize is recommended, it is vital to […]

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DXpeditions 101: How Important is My Receiver?

While there will be thousands of experienced Hams worldwide who will be attempting to make contact with Bouvet Island 3Y0Z, they will undoubtedly be joined in the pileups by scores […]

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How to Ensure Better UHF Coaxial Feed Lines

HF users really don’t have many coax issues. As long as power levels aren’t breached, just about any feed line will work without much concern. Even DXE-8X coax (Mini 8) can be […]

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DXpeditions 101: How Important is My Antenna?

While there will be thousands of experienced Hams worldwide who will be attempting to make contact with Bouvet Island 3Y0Z, they will undoubtedly be joined in the pileups by scores […]

Events / Technical Articles

DXpeditions 101: What is a Pileup?

While there will be thousands of experienced Hams worldwide who will be attempting to make contact with Bouvet Island 3Y0Z, they will undoubtedly be joined in the pileups by scores […]

Products & Product Reviews

DX Engineering Expands Its Lineup of Color-Coded Ferrite RF Noise Reduction Kits

DX Engineering now offers Color-Coded Ferrite RF Noise Reduction Kits covering a wider range of uses. Kits contain toroids and snap-on beads for specific RF suppression applications (linear amplifiers, AM […]

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Radials 101: Why Should I Use Radials with My Ground-Mounted Vertical Antenna?

Many hams ask why they should bother to add the recommended radial field to their ground-mounted vertical antenna. There are reasons why it’s a good idea. Ground-mounted verticals use the […]

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How to Troubleshoot Noise in HF Mobile Installations

Many hams find that their HF mobiles receive more noise than they do usable signals. Common noise sources include the ignition system and alternator. Spark plug noise is propagated through […]