Editorials Archive

  • 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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  • Ever wondered why your head frequently aches after a solid workout on the mic?  Why, at the end of a rip-roaring DX marathon, your ears are throbbing like speakers at […]

    Listening Fatigue for Hams

    Ever wondered why your head frequently aches after a solid workout on the mic?  Why, at the end of a rip-roaring DX marathon, your ears are throbbing like speakers at […]

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  • Some DXers have reached a stage in their 11m DX career where shack time doesn’t seem as attractive as it used to. Many European Freebanders, for example, have worked the […]

    The Challenge of QRP on 11m

    Some DXers have reached a stage in their 11m DX career where shack time doesn’t seem as attractive as it used to. Many European Freebanders, for example, have worked the […]

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  • Usually conducted in the spirit of propagating sports, history, religion or culture, Commemorative and Special Event Stations (SES) together are arguably one of the most fascinating activities to appear on […]

    SES v Commemorative Stations *The Difference*

    Usually conducted in the spirit of propagating sports, history, religion or culture, Commemorative and Special Event Stations (SES) together are arguably one of the most fascinating activities to appear on […]

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  • “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water…” As the DA-RC slogan suggests, our club is dedicated to the thrill of making DX adventure more of […]

    The DXpedition Experience

    “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water…” As the DA-RC slogan suggests, our club is dedicated to the thrill of making DX adventure more of […]

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  • Considered a legitimate DX entity by the Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society (ARLHS) and its ‘World List of Lights’ referencing system, a ‘lightship’ can be defined both as “a ship which acts as […]

    *VALID FOR LOTA WEEKEND* Lightships

    Considered a legitimate DX entity by the Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society (ARLHS) and its ‘World List of Lights’ referencing system, a ‘lightship’ can be defined both as “a ship which acts as […]

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  • Unquestionably, one of the most exhilarating propositions for lighthouse DX enthusiasts would be working through a pile-up as LOTA DX from a boat on open water. Imagine having one of […]

    Maritime Mobile — The Perfect Medium for LOTA

    Unquestionably, one of the most exhilarating propositions for lighthouse DX enthusiasts would be working through a pile-up as LOTA DX from a boat on open water. Imagine having one of […]

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  • LOTA is an acronym for DX activity termed Lighthouses On The Air which sees radio operators travelling to a lighthouse for the purpose of activating it as a special DX […]

    The LOTA Concept Explained

    LOTA is an acronym for DX activity termed Lighthouses On The Air which sees radio operators travelling to a lighthouse for the purpose of activating it as a special DX […]

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  • In recent years, there’s been an influx of lady DXers to the radio comms hobby — ham radio and eleven meters — both have attracted many new female personalities! This […]

    Lady DXers – The Norm?

    In recent years, there’s been an influx of lady DXers to the radio comms hobby — ham radio and eleven meters — both have attracted many new female personalities! This […]

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