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Products & Product Reviews

New Product Showcase: Samlex SEC-1235P-M 13.8 VDC Desktop Power Supply

The technical team at Samlex has some great news for operators looking for a lightweight, reliable desktop power supply with updated features, upgraded performance, and international flexibility—the SEC-1235P-M 13.8 VDC. […]

Products & Product Reviews

Choosing a Power Supply for Your Station

Are you building your first station or returning to Ham radio from a long hiatus? Unlike gear from past decades, today’s Ham radios operate on 13.8-volt power. Why 13.8V? It’s […]

Portable Generator
Field Day / Technical Articles

Gearing Up for ARRL Field Day 2022 Part 3: Batteries, Generators, and Power Supplies

One of the exciting aspects of Field Day is the challenge of operating with power sources you’re not accustomed to using, including batteries, generators, and solar panels—even water-driven, bicycle-powered, or […]

Products & Product Reviews

Linear Versus Switching Power Supplies—A Few Options for a Successful Field Day

In previous Word of the Day posts, we discussed two common power sources for portable operations on Field Day—batteries and generators. Today, we’re going to take a brief look at […]

Products & Product Reviews

Choosing Battery Power and Accessories for Ham Radio Field Day

One of the great things about Field Day (June 27-28, 2020) is that it gives you an opportunity to stray from your comfort zone, especially when it comes to using […]

Technical Articles

Energize! Power Options for Portable Ops

No matter where you operate, you’re going to need electricity. Some portable scenarios will allow you to use commercial power, of course, but for most situations, this means a battery. […]

Technical Articles / Weatherproofing and Grounding

Grounding and Bonding for Portable Amateur Radio Stations

Operating from a temporary setup—in a park, on a summit, from a rare grid or county, or for a special event—has become very popular. This is a great thing for […]

Products & Product Reviews

Product Spotlight: CBA V Computerized Battery Analyzer from West Mountain Radio (Video)

Ham radio gear from the team at West Mountain Radio has been a staple of the DX Engineering Amateur Radio Catalog and at DXEngineering.com for some time now. There’s a […]

Products & Product Reviews

Product Spotlight: Alinco DR-MD520T Advanced Tri-Band Mobile DMR Transceiver

Here’s some welcome news for fans of mobile ops. The experts at Alinco have added another high-performance rig to their already impressive lineup—the DR-MD520T Advanced Tri-Band VHF/UHF/DMR Mobile Transceiver. This […]

Field Day / Technical Articles

Minimizing Interference on Field Day

Whenever two or more transceivers are used in close proximity, there is some level of interference involved. This level can vary from practically no problem at all to actually overloading […]