Editorials Archive

  • There’s been some hot debate recently within the Delta-Alfa Facebook group regarding the issue of sending QSL confirmation cards ‘direct’ to rare stations and bypassing the respective QSL Manager.  “What’s […]

    Is possible a QSL direct please?

    There’s been some hot debate recently within the Delta-Alfa Facebook group regarding the issue of sending QSL confirmation cards ‘direct’ to rare stations and bypassing the respective QSL Manager.  “What’s […]

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  • As well as on licensed ham bands of course, Islands On The Air (IOTA) DX is thought by Dx Adventure Radio Club (DA-RC) members to be one of the most […]

    About IOTA – SWL, HAM & now 11m

    As well as on licensed ham bands of course, Islands On The Air (IOTA) DX is thought by Dx Adventure Radio Club (DA-RC) members to be one of the most […]

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  • Everyone involved in radio comms will suffer this insane problem at some stage of their hobby career.  Interference from cheap and nasty technology destroying listening pleasure! Of course, electromagnetic interference […]

    Mark’s Battle with RFI & EMI

    Everyone involved in radio comms will suffer this insane problem at some stage of their hobby career.  Interference from cheap and nasty technology destroying listening pleasure! Of course, electromagnetic interference […]

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  • In their purest form, Club Stations on any band are an appealing concept indeed – not just for the DX Hunters whom are fortunate enough to work them; but also […]

    DA-RC Club Station Protocols

    In their purest form, Club Stations on any band are an appealing concept indeed – not just for the DX Hunters whom are fortunate enough to work them; but also […]

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  • Whilst announcements of new DXCC are inclined to generate an incredible buzz in the ham/11m communities, spare a thought for the DXCC entities which, for one reason or another, have […]

    The DXCC Graveyard

    Whilst announcements of new DXCC are inclined to generate an incredible buzz in the ham/11m communities, spare a thought for the DXCC entities which, for one reason or another, have […]

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  • Exchanging QSL cards is not only a dent on the bank account but also on the health and physical well being of a DXer.  The fact is, every time you […]

    QSL Dangers – Think Again!

    Exchanging QSL cards is not only a dent on the bank account but also on the health and physical well being of a DXer.  The fact is, every time you […]

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  • Choosing a wire antenna system is one thing.  Finding somewhere to put it up is another.  Particularly if you’re short on supporting structures around the home environment. Acknowledging the fact […]

    Wire Antennas in Trees

    Choosing a wire antenna system is one thing.  Finding somewhere to put it up is another.  Particularly if you’re short on supporting structures around the home environment. Acknowledging the fact […]

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  • For serious ham radio ops, taking time to properly position external speakers is DXsential when it comes to getting the best RX sound out of your rig.  Sound, after all, […]

    Speaker Placement

    For serious ham radio ops, taking time to properly position external speakers is DXsential when it comes to getting the best RX sound out of your rig.  Sound, after all, […]

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  • Licensed ham and Dx Adventure Radio Club (DA-RC) member 43DA1210 Leonie considers the importance of good posture… Having a crook back can seriously affect one’s lifestyle and given that too […]

    The Importance of Good Shack Posture

    Licensed ham and Dx Adventure Radio Club (DA-RC) member 43DA1210 Leonie considers the importance of good posture… Having a crook back can seriously affect one’s lifestyle and given that too […]

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  • Of all risks associated with dx adventure, particularly with dx projects in the field, skin damage caused by lengthy exposure to the sun (i.e. sunburn) is perhaps the most poignant. […]

    *DXers* Stay Out of the Sun

    Of all risks associated with dx adventure, particularly with dx projects in the field, skin damage caused by lengthy exposure to the sun (i.e. sunburn) is perhaps the most poignant. […]

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