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By Frank Juliano and Alex Wolff
Even in these days of incessant tweets, texts and Facebook posts, a century-old form of social media is drawing new enthusiasts by embracing the latest technology.
Members of amateur, or ham, radio clubs in the area may use everything from a telegraph key and Morse code to satellites to transmit video, digital data and voice communications.
Simons said people take up the hobby for many reasons, including to participate in contests, where some compete to make the most point-to-point connections in a given time frame, or to communicate for emergency preparedness. Others are interested in Dxing — which means communicating over great distances, and some will operate a station for various special events…. Read More
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After a close friend lost the ability to speak due to a stroke, I dreamed up this Raspberry Pi project. Blog post with more information and source cod... Read more
Yaesu FTM-3207DR and FT-2980R will be available late summer / early fall! Yaesu FT-2980R 80W FM 2M Mobile Transceiver As its model name suggests, the... Read more
by Kathleen Shatt Margaret Holly Bevan is on the air every weekday morning by 6 a.m. She covers it all – weather, traffic reports, everything except p... Read more
A well-known voice in the Amateur Radio news media has gone silent. Bill Pasternak, WA6ITF, of Santa Clarita, California, died June 11 following a per... Read more
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