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Can I order a balun without a case?
Balun for Use Inside a Homebrew Tuner for Multi-Band Operations
DX Engineering sells only complete, external current baluns. DX Engineering special applications 1:1 current baluns are engineered to be used simply and easily on the output side of a tuner, to achieve the same multi-band tuning results with a stand...
Why does the RPA-1 not have SO-239 connectors?
RPA-1 Receive Preamplifier Connectors
The DX Engineering RPA-1 is a receive only preamplifier, so it cannot be inserted into a transmit antenna line. It was designed purposely without SO-239 so that it would be difficult to accidentally connect the wrong feedline and transmit into the R...
Should a balun be used on a G5RV wire dipole antenna?
A balun or choke should NOT be used on a G5RV wire dipole. The classic G5RV 102 ft. wire dipole consists of 51 ft. legs with a center feed of twin lead or ladder line that is about 34 ft. long. That section is also part of the radiating antenna, an...
Can this clock be set to Universal Time?
La Crosse Technology Desk Clock LST-616-146
The La Crosse Technology Desk Clock (LST-616-146) will not set to UTC. Avaialble Time Zones Atlantic Time (AST) Eastern Time (EST) Central Time (CST) Mountain Time (MST) Pacific Time (PST) Alaskan Time (AKT) Hawaiian Time (HAT) ...
What is the weight limit on this mast?
ROHN Products, LLC, the manufacturer of the 9H50, H20, H30, H40 and H50, does not provide a weight limit or wind load capability for these Telescopic Masts. They are intended to be used for TV or FM antennas or small VHF/UHF verticals. Their catalo...
Will you do MARS modifications?
Our Policy on MARS Modifications
Due to FCC regulations and manufacturer's warranty requirements, NO Amateur Radio dealer may legally open and modify the transmitting frequency range of a new Amateur transceiver. The modification of an Amateur Radio transceiver that you own must be...
Do you sell replacement parts for a Cushcraft antenna?
Cushcraft Replacement Parts
We are a Cushcraft dealer, but we do not stock replacement parts. You will need to contact Cushcraft directly: Phone: 1-800-973-6572 or 1-662-323-9538 Website: www.cushcraftamateur.com ...
Do you sell COMTEK replacement parts?
COMTEK Replacement Parts
We do not offer replacement parts. In our experience, many self-repair attempts have resulted in dissatisfied customers. However, we do offer service for all COMTEK products. Please follow this link for more information about Our Service, Testing, ...
Can I mount a Hexx Beam antenna on something other than a tower?
Alternative Mounting Methods
Many amateur radio operators have purchased the DXE Hexxagonal beam and used telescopic masts for mounting it. (They do require guying per the manufacturer's instruction recommendations.) Follow the links below for some antenna mounting option...
What is the best wire for ground mounted radials?
Since the broadcast industry has always used bare solid copper wire, it has become the standard for radial systems. However, it doesn't make any practical difference whether the copper wire is stranded or solid, bare or insulated. Some hams find th...
How do I know which balun to choose for my installation?
W8JI, who is one of our antenna consulting engineers, has developed a "Choosing the Correct Balun" Guide. Please follow this link: Choosing the Correct Balun. ...
Which adapter do I need for my Heil microphone and headset?
Heil Sound Adapter Selector
Please follow this link for the Heil Audio Adapter Selector....
Which balun would work on my Cushcraft X7?
There are two 4:1 models suitable for your Cushcraft X-7 beam. For Yagi Installations The DXE-BAL200-H10-A often produces results that routinely exceed our customers' expectations. Several Amateurs who have upgraded to a DX Engineering balun repor...
Can the Ameritron AL-80B be modified for 240v at 50Hz?
The power transformer of the Ameritron AL-80B has fourteen different voltages available on the primary, and is rated at full power on both frequencies (50 Hz and 60 Hz). Please review "JUMPER CONNECTIONS" on Page 12 of the AL-80B Manual. ...
Why does my coax stripper jam when I try it with LMR-400UF?
The DXE-UT-8213 Coax Stripping Tool
There are several cable types on the market which use a jacket material which is soft and spongy, claiming ultra flexibility. The DXE-UT-8213 cutter blades are designed to cut through the more rigid materials encountered with quality RG-213/U, LMR-4...
I'm renting a house. Can use a temporary antenna mount?
One removable solution is a Chmney Mount. Another option, assuming you can brace it against a structure or use guys, is a Telescoping Mast. ...
Which cable and jumper module do I need to use the Signal Link Interface?
Link to Instructions
Please follow this link to the Tigertronics SignaLink Instructions. ...
I lost the wing nuts on my DXE balun. What size do I need?
The wing nuts are 10-32 Stainless Steel for this and similar DXE Baluns that have ceramic insulators. ...
Why do your ready-made cables have PL-259s instead of N connectors?
PL-259s are still the best solution for HF and low VHF. Impedance and loss issues aren't a factor with these connectors up through 250MHz. If you absolutely need N connectors, you can use an adapter. ...
How do I modify my Ameritron amplifier for 10 and 12 meter operation?
Solid state Ameritron amps, such as the ALS 500/600/1300 require the AMR-Mod-10 which easily installs in the amplifier. There are several versions available for use based on the model and serial number. Please Contact Us to make sure you choose the ...
What's the difference between the fast and slow taper vertical antenna designs?
Fast Taper vs. Slow Taper Antennas
Both antennas perform very similarly and have the same wind speed rating. Overall the slow taper antenna has a greater surface area. It is "stiffer" and bends less in the wind. It also has a wider "bandwidth." Which, for a non-resonant 43 ft. anten...
Do you sell replacement parts for a Hustler BTV series antenna?
Hustler Antenna Replacement Parts
Please follow this link to see our Hustler Antenna Replacement Parts. ...
Do you sell replacement parts for a Diamond antenna?
Diamond Antenna Replacement Parts
We are a Diamond dealer, but we do not stock replacement parts. You will need to contact Diamond Antenna directly: Phone: 1-770-614-7443 Website: https://www.diamondantenna.net/contact.html ...
Is the DXE-BAL300-H10-A balun waterproof?
The DXE-BAL300-H10-A (and aluminum enclosures of similar models) is sealed with a gasket. When vertically mounted, it is recommended that the coax side be pointed down to reduce connector exposure. If desired, a small 1/8” diameter “weep hole” may b...
Can I convert my Hustler BTV to 160 meters?
There are several serious caveats that make such a conversion not really viable: The bandwidth would be very narrow. It will almost limit you to a single frequency on 160m without making a physical adjustment to the antenna every time you want to...
Why isn't 3M Temflex™ tape sticky?
Temflex™ Tape has a protective backing that needs to be removed prior to using. Once the backing is removed, stretch the tape as you wrap it. It will stick to itself. Once the connection is completely covered with Temflex™, wrap one layer of Scotch...
What kind of balun do I need?
Recommendation for a Horizontal Full-Wave Loop for 80-10 Meters
If you're using coax to the feedpoint, we'd typically recommend a 4:1 current balun. If you're feeding the antenna with ladder line, use a 1:1 current balun just outside the house and use a short run of coaxial cable to your rig or tuner. ...
What's the difference between the AT2KD and the AT2K?
Comparing Palstar Antenna Tuners
The AT2K has two tuning capacitors in a T network configuration, where the AT2KD has but one capacitor in a differential tuning configuration. To simplify, the T network can provide a better (lower SWR) result on some frequencies that the different...
How much will shipping cost?
Get Your Own Shipping Handling Quote on Our Website
Shipping rates are determined by the package size, weight, and destination. The best way to get an estimate or actual shipping costs is on our website. Follow the instructions below to see a list of available carrier options and the estimated cost....
These 2 parts seem the same. What's the difference?
Compare the Parts Side-by-Side
Our "Compare" feature allows you to view the differences between parts. The features are lined up and differences are highlighted in blue. How do I use it? Add items to the "Compare" list. Search for the item you're looking for. From the s...
Is this part in stock?
Check Part Availability
The part availability and estimated ship date is shown in the following locations: Under the part number on the search results page Under the description, next to the product image, on the part detail page You will also be notified of the...
How do I get a copy of the instructions?
View or Download Instructions Sheets
When instructions are available online, you can find them on the part detail page. On Our Web Site Find the part you want. Click on it to see the part details. Click on the "Documentation" tab Click the blue document title to view the ...