You’ve heard it a million times: our kids are the future. That statement gets applied to almost everything, including amateur radio. How can you argue with an obvious fact like that?
But I am starting to think it is incorrect.
We’ve had really good success on creating new hams of all ages in our Technician License Class (at the Tri-Lakes Monument Radio Association). We’ve been doing this for a while now and I think I am seeing a pattern emerge. We’ve been able to attract middle schoolers to the class and help them get their ham radio license. I’ve talked to many of them on the air. They’ve helped out with public service events. They seem to have fun playing with radios.... READ MORE
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What’s the most popular band and operation mode in amateur radio? If you guessed 2 meter VHF FM, you would be correct. As new hams, our first r... Read more
Steve Venner – G0TAN – of www.hamradio.co.uk shows you how to professionally fit a PL259 to a piece of RG-213 coax cable, as well as a PL-... Read more
“The Argus Observer reports on the restrictive Ordinance 1423 passed by Payette City Council, Idaho on February 21 The ordinance’s included a ne... Read more
As usual operations with Multi Operators, besides being more challenging bring along a frat party and long friendships. This time we had the following... Read more
SO-239 connection on top of the ball mount for the antenna and for the PL-259 connection on the inside of the vehicle. The plates are 3 inches in... Read more
FlexRadio Introducing the Maestro Control Console for the FLEX-6000 Signature Series software defined radios from FlexRadio Systems Read more