Archive for December, 2015

Your SWR (standing wave ratio) meter looks at forward (used) power and reflected (wasted) power as a measure of antenna system efficiency. This basic measurement has been used for decades to indicate “good” versus “bad” antenna operation, but it is actually an indication of the match between the radio and the feedline at a given […]


No two Amateur Radio stations are the same, so buying an “off the shelf” coaxial cable assembly usually means dealing with several feet of extra, unwanted cable. Not only does that clutter up your Ham shack, sending your signal through excess coax cable also has a negative affect on station performance. DX Engineering has just […]