Archive for February, 2017

A “Cadweld One Shot” is ideal for making permanent, reliable connections to your ground rods. It’s a very cool process that is easy to do and will impress even the staunchest members of your radio club! Using a “One Shot” will provide a very high quality exothermic connection for all of your outdoor ground rod […]


With all the attention paid to radios and antennas, overall audio quality is often an overlooked (yet vitally important) aspect of Amateur Radio. bhi audio products harness cutting-edge digital signal processing (DSP) technology to enhance the audio quality of incoming radio signals. By removing the noise, the improved audio makes it much easier to discern distant […]


CW stands for Continuous Wave. In CW communications, a continuous carrier is transmitted as long as the key contacts are closed. By making and breaking the contacts into specific patterns, characters and entire messages may be sent. During the earliest days of telegraph, Morse code was the only method for nearly-instant distant communications. Morse code (named […]


Yup, the sunspot cycle is at a low. That means that for some bands, the term “DX” will not have the same meaning as before. Basically, the bands from 15 through 6 meters are dead as far as skip and DX go. When band conditions drop, weak signal work becomes more important than ever. You […]