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The 'Wadetenna' for HF Pedestrian Mobile
How to take your rig for a walk
Where is Your Microphone?
Wanting to improve your audio? K4DPK offers some suggestions.
Ham Radio Supporting Field Medicine
K7RBW takes you on his trip to Honduras
How I Saved On My Tower
AB3CX breaks it down...
My Story: July 17th 1964
WA8UEG shares 50 years of his ham radio history
The Best Birthday Gift
Sometimes getting DX can be more rewarding than you know...
DXE-ATSA-1 Works on 160 Meters
Have 90 feet of wire? Here's a quick way to get on 160/80 meters!
The Final Courtesy
An "eHam Classic" by K3UOC
DXCC and Remote Operation, an Opinion
VE7IG makes his case
Funny SMPP App Note
Is common sense lacking in product information?
Product Reviews View More Reviews!
Hy-Gain AV-18VS - Decent For What It Is........160 Meters in a Pinch
ARRL - Logbook of the World - LoTW - Logging program required
Baofeng UV-5R - Nothing to show off about but not bad for the price..!!
Yaesu VX-170 - Good sportsman radio
nGenLog - Will Not Load
Classifieds View More Classifieds!
Nov 26  FlexRadio Systems Flex-3000 AA7VW
Nov 26  Ten Tec RX320 shortwave receiver AH7I
Nov 26  Johnson Desk AM Kilowatt RF/audio K5PGW
Nov 26  Hickok KS-5727-L1 Tube Tester WB4IUY
Nov 26  Turner & Astatic Mikes K2RJK
News View More Ham News!
Amateur Radio Test In Bend:
Sheriff's Office Participates In Operation Thor:
Calling to Santa Through Shortwave:
Ham Radio Operators Drill for Emergency:
Showcase for Torbay Radio Buffs at Newton Abbot:
Amateur Radio Operators Attain Highest License:
Warren County Students Design Device Inspired by Superstorm Sandy:
HamRadioCoin: Crypto via Radio, Alternative Blockchain Channel:
Japan Records Huge Sunspot Cluster 66 Times Size of Earth:
City Puts Curbs on Towering Backyard Antenna:
Propagation Forecast Bulletin #47 de K7RA:
WW1USA Special Event, Dec 27-28:
Solar Flares May Head to Earth:
WWII Navajo Code Talker Speaks at Mesalands:
Telegrapher Connects At Event In Waterville:
DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #47:
ARNewsline Report 1945 -- Nov. 21 2014:
Just Ahead In Radiosport:
MARS Volunteers Reach Out to Amateur Community to Test Interoperability:
Amateur Radio Volunteers Turn Out En Masse to Support Chicago Marathon:
W1AW Centennial Operations Moving To Delaware, Louisiana, and Puerto Rico:
Red Badge Holders Could Be Key To Boosting Centennial QSO Party Totals:
Riley Hollingsworth to NC Club: Amateur Enforcement 'Very Much Alive':
'Frequency' TV Series Would Reprise Amateur Radio-Themed Movie:
NJ Hams Enter Emergency Antenna-Raising Project In Innovation Competition:
2 Japanese Satellites Will Carry Ham Radio Into Deep Space This Month:
Four New Section Managers to Start In the New Year:
A Century of Amateur Radio and the ARRL:
With the Ham Radio 'Pumpkin Patrol' in Saugerties, NY:
Report on Success of Recent Emergency Test of Idaho Ham Radio:
Help Other Hams and Earn FREE Radio Gear:
Schofield Radio Club Nears Top For Contacts:
Not Your Average Radio at Hamfest:
Radio Amateurs Celebrate Jubilee:
KKMM to Ensure All Communication Towers Function During Floods:
Ham Radio Station Installed at Raven Hill:
'This Is VU3BLR...Come in 8J1RL!' And Then It Was His Eureka Moment:
Warren County Young Hams In Competition:
Citizens Trained To Help In Emergencies:
Calendar View More Calendar Events!
First 5 Upcoming Events  Location Start Date
Steamship Portland Commemorative Special Event East Falmouth, MA 11/28/14
Plimoth Plantation Plymouth, MA 11/29/14
Battle of Franklin, TN Franklin, TN 11/29/14
Radio on the Square Lady Lake, FL 11/29/14
The First Pilgrim Landing at Plymouth Whitman, MA 11/29/14
Survey View Results & Other Surveys!
Looking back to YOUR start in Ham radio, with an eye to "...the way things are in the world" to-day, do you think that you would have become an Amateur radio operator if you were somehow miraculously the same age as when you started, but in 2014?
[1590 votes since 2014-09-11]
  YES---I am just a diehard techie who loves hands-on technical things.
  NO---Far too many distractions to-day, what with Facebook, Twitter, the internet, & computers in general.
  YES---Radio offers a challenging realm totally separate from the "user friendly" stuff of to-day's world, where most ANYONE is able to participate.
  NO---I probably wouldn't even have HEARD of Ham radio in to-day's popular media & social culture, so how could I have joined the ranks?
  What does it matter? The world is what it is. You can't miraculously transform 1950, or 1960, onto the present. Every dog has its day, & Ham radio's glory days are surely, for better or worse, behind it.
Spots View More DX Spots!
Time Frequency     Callsign Comment
1914 3580.0     HG2UW
1914 3509.0     Z31RQ cq 529 ge denny
1914 144127.0     KB8RQ EM79 CQ EME
1914 28487.0     N7MZ CQ ARRL Centenial 12 pts
1914 21025.0     VP2EAQ up1
1913 24905.9     OX3OA
1913 3514.7     OE6ADD cq 579
1912 144130.0     W2DBL KN05FJFN20
1912 3799.0     4X6TT 59
1911 28447.0     5K0A
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