Ward Silver, N0AX, discusses Amateur Radio contesting as a way to train and develop skills for use in disaster/public service communications. Silver highlights the similarities between the two communications areas and highlights specific ways contesting will benefit the public service operator.
Jim, W6LG tries FT8 using light bulbs as the antenna and communicates with another ham in Canada. The distance was 750 miles or about 1200km! This is Part 2 of 2. Read more