Snippet from Simpsons Season 17, Episode 10 – 1/8/06 Homer’s Paternity Coot
Where Seymour is a ham, using WA3QIZ as a callsign (WA3QIZ was the callsign of executive producer David Mirkin. That call expired in 1998.)
Simpsons Season 11, Episode 15 – 2/20/00 Missionary Impossible
Homer the missionary used ham radio to talk to his family (frequency on radio was in 15-meter phone band)
Simpsons Season 1, Episode 11- 4/15/90 The Crepes of Wrath
Bart gets sent to Albania as an exchange student after getting caught dropping cherry bombs in the toilets. The Albanian kid sent to live with Homer is a spy, and keeps sending details of Homer’s nuclear reactors over a CW spy radio.
Simpsons Season 4, Episode 13 – 1/21/93 Selma’s Choice
Marge’s sister is Selma is a ham. She decides she wants to have a baby, and states he reason is because “I ‘ve got a lot of love to give, and my only outlet is my ham radio” (cuts to shot of radio) Radio: [speaking foreign language] I have a ham radio.
Simpsons Season 8, Episode 12 – 2/2/97 Mountain of Madness
Mr. Burns decides to use the telegraph to send an S.O.S. The telegraph signal only manages to reach a telegraph machine stored inside a museum exhibit of Samuel Morse.
Simpsons Season 9, Episode 23
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