Read MoreThe FCC has decided to drop all fees for issuing vanity call signs to hams. In a ruling issued on May 21, the Commission explained that the costs of processing the payments and issuing refunds to amateurs whose requests cannot be met exceed the revenue...
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The national ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET) is slated for the October 4-5 weekend, although the window for local and regional exercises is September 1 through November 30 each year. All groups conduct their events over the course of 48 hours. The SET is a...Read More
NWS Binghamton Winter Weather Preparedness Webinar Thursday September 25th 2014 1 pm Register Today Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/209515346 For audio on this call… Dial: 1-203-607-5026 Passcode: 636205 In order to prepare for the upcoming winter season, I wanted to...Read More
ATLANTA – Seeking reliable backup communication in a crisis, emergency managers are finding new solutions in an old technology: ham radio. “It’s just another avenue, another opportunity for us to be able to communicate,” said Herb Schraufnagel, public safety captain with Emory University Hospital Midtown. Emory HealthCare...Read More
US Navy personnel helping to look for missing Malaysia Air Flight MH370 are using the signal-processing and analysis package Spectrum Laboratory by Wolf Buescher, DL4YHF, to analyze recently detected 37.5 kHz “pings” that may be from the missing plane’s “black box.” Some Spectrum Laboratory screen shots as seen aboard the...Read More
Amateur Radio, Federal Government Engaged in Joint 5 MHz Communication Exercise Amateur Radio operators and federal government stations are engaged in a 12-day nationwide test of their capability to communicate with each other on HF in the event of an emergency or disaster. The High...Read More
Found this on a QRZ forum and I have tested this and but to bed the rumors you need a sound card for PSK31. Rule 1) THROW OUT YOUR HESITATION, and most importantly stick that money back in your wallet! you don’t need a cent to try PSK31. Really,...Read More
Using and operating Echolink For Ham Radio or Amateur Radio EchoLink is a free computer-based Amateur Radio system that allows radio amateurs to communicate with other amateur radio operators using Voice over IP (VoIP) technology on the Internet for at least part of the path...Read More
Antenna Repair In The Sky 540 Meter Antenna A friend of mine found this video and sent it to me though this was worth posting for all you radio enthusiasts.Read More
I purchased this J-pole Antenna and decided to mount the antenna on a pole outside my house. I give this pole a lot of credit I am able to get great distance and range on the 2 meter band. This antenna was defiantly worth the purchase which was reasonable at $35. http://www.jpole-antenna.comRead More