Editorials Archive

  • There’s been heated debate recently on some of the Facebook DX forums concerning bypassing QSL Managers and sending QSL cards ‘direct’ to rare stations. BUT…receiving nothing in reply!  No QSL.  […]

    The Dilemmas of Sending QSL Direct

    There’s been heated debate recently on some of the Facebook DX forums concerning bypassing QSL Managers and sending QSL cards ‘direct’ to rare stations. BUT…receiving nothing in reply!  No QSL.  […]

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  • For the majority of Eleven Meter DX enthusiasts around the globe, the fundamental aim of our hobby is to work and confirm as many DXCC entities as possible. For sure, working […]

    The Future of ALTNO on 11m

    For the majority of Eleven Meter DX enthusiasts around the globe, the fundamental aim of our hobby is to work and confirm as many DXCC entities as possible. For sure, working […]

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  • 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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  • 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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