Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

MegaDipol MD300DX Tips and Tricks

MegaDipol MD300DX The MegaDipol has been available since May 2018 and is becoming increasingly popular. I have received many queries regarding the correct assembly of this antenna. In these notes I would like to show how easy it is to … Continue reading

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Mini adapter cable fro the Airspy HF+

I got a request from a customer who wanted to connect an Airspy HF + to the GI300. The problem is that a BNC adapter and the GI300 are much thicker than the HF + receiver. You could of course … Continue reading

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Adapter cabels / Jumper / Pigtails

More and more we are getting requests from customers who would like to buy cables with all sorts of connectors already attached. That is why we have started to produce and offer custom-made cables. In the new section “Adapter Cables” … Continue reading

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Testing the GI300 Galvanic Isolator for noise suppression

My QTH suffers very badly from local QRM and of course many DXers and radio  aficionados have the same problem. This has resulted in my not being able to conduct any MW DX in the early evenings; in fact I’m … Continue reading

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Travelling and DXing with the Bonito MegActive MA305 antenna

  Ok, so officially it wasn’t a DXpedition; it was a well needed vacation in the sun after several hectic months of work, some of which involved travel to slightly more exotic locations. However, these days, I view any travel, … Continue reading

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The Bonito Boni-Whip: proving to be excellent portable antenna for DXing

Hi there, if you’re a subscriber to the Oxford Shortwave Log YouTube channel, you will be aware that I have been using a Wellbrook ALA1530 H field antenna, for 15 months or so, with (at times) excellent results. A while back … Continue reading

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Why even good antennas need good Coax cable

“Nothing’s going on shortwave anymore!” Really? Many ham radio operators and SWLs keep telling me that nothing is going on on shortwave. On top of that there are news that international stations are discontinued and you keep thinking, “Ok, this … Continue reading

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Autonomous power supply of our active antennas via USB and power bank.

It is getting to be more and more difficult to procure reasonably priced analogue external plug-in power supplies because just like old light bulbs they are no longer allowed to be produced due to power consumption restrictions. We are spending … Continue reading

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Overvoltage protection OVP1000 in practical use

Chris Crosby (K4RAF) the Admin of the popular Facebook page: Shortwave Radio Listeners is doing Shortwave radio the whole Day. It is part of his life for minimum 30 Years. I sent him a collection of our Products for evaluating … Continue reading

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New products: High and Low Pass Filters

And one more time we can offer you two little helpers, which can make life easier: The Low Pass Filter LP060 and the High Pass Filter HP0020. During our tests of the Elad FDM-S2 at the DX-Camp together with the … Continue reading

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