Product Reviews Archive

  • When Kenwood’s MC-90 Deluxe Desk-Top Microphone first hit the shelves, it was lauded as the ‘bee’s knees’ of mics; a ‘must have’ DXcessory for any ham or 11m DXer whose […]

    *An Oldie But a Goodie* Kenwood MC-90 Mic

    When Kenwood’s MC-90 Deluxe Desk-Top Microphone first hit the shelves, it was lauded as the ‘bee’s knees’ of mics; a ‘must have’ DXcessory for any ham or 11m DXer whose […]

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  • If you’re looking to perk up the quality of your RX and don’t have the cash to throw at a new transceiver with the marvel of Digital Signal Processing (DSP), […]

    *PRODUCT REVIEW* BHI NEIM1031 DSP

    If you’re looking to perk up the quality of your RX and don’t have the cash to throw at a new transceiver with the marvel of Digital Signal Processing (DSP), […]

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  • Portable DX operations and/or DXpedition efforts in the modern radio comms world demand light-weight and compact equipment, without making any concessions whatsoever as far as quality or performance go. What’s […]

    Emergence of the Squid

    Portable DX operations and/or DXpedition efforts in the modern radio comms world demand light-weight and compact equipment, without making any concessions whatsoever as far as quality or performance go. What’s […]

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  • Having a large base antenna such as a yagi beam or Solarcon IMAX 2000 with radial kit on the roof is a luxury not all of us enjoy… One of my […]

    *PRODUCT WATCH* Firestik IBA-5

    Having a large base antenna such as a yagi beam or Solarcon IMAX 2000 with radial kit on the roof is a luxury not all of us enjoy… One of my […]

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  • For radio operators who appreciate crisp, clear audio RX, noise cancelling products have arguably been the greatest gift ever to the hobby. Now that might be a bit of an […]

    *PRODUCT REVIEW* Heil Quiet Phones

    For radio operators who appreciate crisp, clear audio RX, noise cancelling products have arguably been the greatest gift ever to the hobby. Now that might be a bit of an […]

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  • Many DA-RC members believe that both QRP operating and QRP contests, on ham and 11m frequencies, will be the new craze when the next cycle eventually kicks in. For those […]

    *Product Review* ICOM IC-703 Transciever

    Many DA-RC members believe that both QRP operating and QRP contests, on ham and 11m frequencies, will be the new craze when the next cycle eventually kicks in. For those […]

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  • Exciting news for radio ops who like to incorporate studio sound with their transmit audio is that Heil Sound has reintroduced its famous Heritage microphone. Pictured above and below, this […]

    Heil Reintroduces Old Classic

    Exciting news for radio ops who like to incorporate studio sound with their transmit audio is that Heil Sound has reintroduced its famous Heritage microphone. Pictured above and below, this […]

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  • Attention Dx Adventure Radio Club (DA-RC) members… If you’re looking for the perfect yagi antenna for DXpedition work; on that’s both small in size and super light but BIG in […]

    *Check It Out* Sirio SY3 Yagi

    Attention Dx Adventure Radio Club (DA-RC) members… If you’re looking for the perfect yagi antenna for DXpedition work; on that’s both small in size and super light but BIG in […]

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  • I’ve reviewed a number of Heil Sound products in the past such as the Quiet Phones and the Heritage mic, with all products getting the unequivocal tick of approval!  This next Heil product […]

    *Product Review* The Fin by Heil Sound

    I’ve reviewed a number of Heil Sound products in the past such as the Quiet Phones and the Heritage mic, with all products getting the unequivocal tick of approval!  This next Heil product […]

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  • DA-RC HQ Member and clued-up antenna experimenter 3DA012 Roger recommends checking out the new E-Z-O antenna by OMICRON as a viable alternative to the traditional Cubical Quad. According to Roger, the […]

    E-Z-O antenna by OMICRON

    DA-RC HQ Member and clued-up antenna experimenter 3DA012 Roger recommends checking out the new E-Z-O antenna by OMICRON as a viable alternative to the traditional Cubical Quad. According to Roger, the […]

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