Editorials Archive

  • 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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  • 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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