01AUG 2022
Ham Radio practice Exam

Ham Radio practice Exam

The ARRL has launched a new online resource that allows users to take randomly generated practice exams using questions from the actual examination question pool. ARRL Exam Review for Ham Radio™ is free , and users do not need to be ARRL members. The only requirement is that users must first set up a…

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22JUL 2022
Amateur Radio Antennas

Amateur Radio Antennas

Friday the 13th turned out to be a lucky day for Colorado hams, as Gov John Hickenlooper signed into law an Amateur Radio antenna bill that mirrors the PRB-1 federal pre-emption policy. The Colorado General Assembly, without amendment, passed Senate Bill 15-041 , sponsored by Sen Chris Holbert and Rep…

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12JUL 2022
Ham Radio long wire antenna

Ham Radio long wire antenna

A random wire is exactly that—a piece of wire that’s as long as you can possibly make it. One end of the wire attaches to a tree, pole or other support, preferably at a high point. The other end connects to the random-wire connector on a suitable antenna tuner. You apply a little RF and adjust the antenna…

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11JUL 2022
Ham Radio license fee

Ham Radio license fee

The maximum reimbursement the ARRL VEC allows ARRL Volunteer Examiner (VE) Teams to retain for test sessions is up to $7.00 per exam fee collected. Only the amount needed to offset out-of-pocket expenses incurred (or to be incurred) can be retained. If the expense is justified, has been prudently incurred…

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11JUL 2022
Ham Radio antenna Basics

Ham Radio antenna Basics

For VHF/UHF FM ham radio use, mobile antennas are whips that are at least a full 1/4 wavelength. You can mount mobile antennas as removable or permanent fixtures. The most easily removed antennas are the mag-mount models, which use a magnetic base to hold themselves to a metal surface. Mag-mount antennas…

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11JUL 2022
Q codes for Ham Radio

Q codes for Ham Radio

The Q code, the code initially used for radio communications in Morse. Codes &abbreviations includes: Abbreviations RST code Q code The Q code is widely used in radio communications applications. The Q code arose out of the need to communicate quickly and concisely when using Morse code, but…

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06JUL 2022
Ham Radio license renewal FCC

Ham Radio license renewal FCC

All radio broadcast station licenses are scheduled to expire between 2019 and 2022. Each AM, FM, noncommercial educational FM, FM Translator, and Low Power FM (LPFM) station must file an application for license renewal (FCC Form 303-S) four months prior to the expiration date of the station s license…

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26JUN 2022
Ham Radio attic antenna

Ham Radio attic antenna

Home Brew 17m - 40m Loop Big VHF - UHF TV Antenna MFJ 5/8 Wave 2m Vertical Attic antennas can work better than you might think, some of mine work as well as their outside counterparts (no I m not comparing to a 150ft tower & big yagis). The RF losses are fairly low in wood and most roofing at…

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