1. Working DX, A View From Both Sides

    There is a lot of information and opinions circulating around about how to work DX. After having spent 12 years in Saudi Arabia and working basically the only active station at the time, HZ1AB, for over 6 years, I have experience with working DX from both sides. My operations were divided between working pile-ups and making a sked with my brother WA9UEW in my home town of Dixon, IL every Friday af…Read More

  2. What Is the Best Antenna Height?

    Many of my ham friends, who know that I have a good knowledge of antennas and propagation, have asked what is a good height, or the best height for a horizontal antenna. To give an answer to this relevant question we need to get information on the desired use of the antenna, on what bands are to be used and the primary distances to be covered, short, medium or long range. Many Hams are not interes…Read More