27JUL 2020
Ham Radio 2 meter antenna

Ham Radio 2 meter antenna

Tune Around! SEARCH CHEAP AND EASY TO BUILD 2 METER ANTENNAS Are you interested in ultra low cost 2 meter antennas that are easy to build using cheap parts; that require no tedious matching and adjusting; that are almost invisible; that are portable, compact, quickly assembled; and that can be converted…

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17JUL 2020
EBay Ham Radio antenna

EBay Ham Radio antenna

Even in the age of the Internet, ham radio enthusiasts still get an enormous amount of enjoyment from connecting with others though radio waves. Licensed amateur radio operators, known as hams, need the right equipment in order to operate on radio frequencies that the Federal Communications Commission…
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07JUL 2020
Ham Radio popularity

Ham Radio popularity

With a smartphone in every pocket, isn’t amateur radio a thing of the past? The answer, as was clear at the Woodstock Rescue Squad Headquarters on a recent Saturday afternoon, is no, far from it. “Year to year [the number of licenses issued is] increasing, which is not what most people would tend to…
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27JUN 2020
Ham Radio solar conditions

Ham Radio solar conditions

© 2002-2015 by Harold Melton, KV5R. All Rights Reserved. (not incl. imported data) Propagation Maps from Australian Space Weather Agency These update once an hour Real-Time NVIS MUF Map For much more info, see the new NOAA Space Weather Enthusiasts page. An Introduction to Space Weather and Propagation…

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17JUN 2020
Amateur Radio History

Amateur Radio History

Radio captured the imagination of thousands of ordinary persons who wanted to experiment with this amazing new technology. Until late 1912 there was no licencing or regulation of radio transmitters in the United States, so amateurs - known informally as hams - were free to set up stations wherever…

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07JUN 2020
Ham Radio data transmission

Ham Radio data transmission

Anonymous – or, at least, entities claiming Anonymous affiliation – has put together a secure communications project using the open source ham-radio Fldigi modem controller. You re not going to get fast communications out of AirChat, since it takes the world back to the days of encoding data over voice…

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28MAY 2020
Dual band Ham Radio antenna

Dual band Ham Radio antenna

This article was submitted to HamRadioSchool.com by Al Andzik WBØTGE. It describes a unique copper pipe fan dipole that Al created and that provides fantastic results! Thanks for the submission, Al! If you have an article that you’d like to submit for consideration, please see our submission guidelines in our ‘contact us’ link. We’d love to hear from you! I call this the “Mighty…

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18MAY 2020
Houston Ham Radio Supply

Houston Ham Radio Supply

I’m in the market for a used solid-state HF (shortwave) receiver, a proper “tabletop” model, but unfortunately Houston doesn’t seem to have much of a local amateur radio “scene” that I can find. The last time I hooked up my 2-meter transceiver, I heard ONE active repeater in the area, and that was after about half an hour of searching. As for any kind of local “swap meet” or…

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