Editorials Archive

  • The following article ‘extract’ by the Dx University about managing pileups  is an outstanding read indeed for serious DX Hunters and DXpeditioners, regardless of their band of operation. It covers […]

    DX Pileup Management

    The following article ‘extract’ by the Dx University about managing pileups  is an outstanding read indeed for serious DX Hunters and DXpeditioners, regardless of their band of operation. It covers […]

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  • As every amateur shutterbug has learned, it’s nigh on impossible to capture the true beauty of the setting sun. That is, unless of course you’re a ham radio antenna perched […]

    View from Above

    As every amateur shutterbug has learned, it’s nigh on impossible to capture the true beauty of the setting sun. That is, unless of course you’re a ham radio antenna perched […]

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  • 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 […]

    *QSL DIRECT?* A Tough Question

    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 DX Hunters fortunate enough to work them; but also for the individual […]

    DA-RC Club Station Protocols

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

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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 […]

    Poor Stamp Lickers

    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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