Tag Archives: Active antenna

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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