23SEP 2022
HF Ham Radio antenna

HF Ham Radio antenna

As ham radio operators, we’re always looking for a way to save a buck. I’ll frequently dig through a free bin of part, hoping to scavenge something for the next project. This scavenger mentality extends to coax feed-line. High quality coax cable can be expensive. That’s why we love a deal when can find…

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23SEP 2022
Ham Radio operators license

Ham Radio operators license

Three types of licenses for ham radio operators are being granted today: Technician, General, and Amateur Extra. By taking progressively more challenging exams, you gain access to more frequencies and operating privileges. After you pass a specific test level, called an element, you have permanent credit…
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21SEP 2022
Halifax Amateur Radio Club

Halifax Amateur Radio Club

Are you interested in becoming a Ham radio operator, or just want to know what Ham radio (Amateur Radio) is all about? The following link will take you to an amazing video that tells you everything you need or want to know about this exciting hobby, and it will show you that Amateur Radio is in fact…
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21SEP 2022
Family Guy Ham Radio

Family Guy Ham Radio

Amateur radio has been used many times as a plot device in films, television, and novels. Here is an ever-lengthening list of amateur radio references. For more info see: or My focus will be on cartoon type TV shows. Specifically a number of Simpson s episodes have included references to ham radio [clues taken from various newsgroups] Below I managed to find which episodes…

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19SEP 2022
Ham Radio dummy loads

Ham Radio dummy loads

A dummy load is just one of those standard tools that you need in the shack. It s a load that has a purely resistive impedance of 50 ohms at all frequencies of interest (HF in my case). You don t need to pollute the airwaves while just tuning or testing your transmitter! Dummy-loads are easy and relatively inexpensive to build yourself, using one or more suitable resistors…

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19SEP 2022
Ham Radio satellite Antennas

Ham Radio satellite Antennas

The following article was originally presented at a Project OSCAR seminar on September 30th, 1990. AMSAT-UK printed an abridged version of this presentation in their OSCAR News, Number 88, April 1991. The original presentation has been reedited and updated for AMSAT s Web page. Years of home brewing has taught me how to do and not to do a lot of things properly. This experience…

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14SEP 2022
Toronto Ham Radio

Toronto Ham Radio

Amateur (Ham) radio is a popular world wide hobby, for individuals of all ages, and genders. In Canada, amateur (ham) radio operators are licensed by Industry Canada. The mission of UTARS is to promote Amateur (ham) Radio, in the spirit of the world wide amateur (ham) radio community, and in the spirit of the University of Toronto community. To these ends, UTARS objectives…

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14SEP 2022
Call signs Ham Radio

Call signs Ham Radio

1. Obtain ARRL VEC Form 605-C from the ARRL s FCC Amateur Radio Forms page. The club license trustee must complete the form. The trustee and another responsible club official must sign the form in the appropriate places. Using the NCVEC Form 605 also is acceptable, but these instructions refer to the ARRL VEC Form 605-C. 2. Use ARRL VEC Form 605-C to apply for a new or modify…

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