Howard KD2ABK submitted the following NPR story: For a full story visit this link. Thank you, Howard, for submitting this article. Do you have any other Ham Radio articles to share? Send the details to: webmaster at k2jji dot org
Finally hams are getting some love from Facebook. Officially licensed amateur (ham) radio operators may now use their call sign as their Alternate Name, or nickname, on their individual profiles. Jeff KB1PNB, who works at the Facebook Headquarters in Menlo Park, California found a petition on an amateur radio Facebook Group to which he belongs, […]
Congratulations, Rocco WU2M, for your awesome performance during the event. Thanks to everyone who participated and helped us succeed. Special thanks to: Rob & Crystals All American Family Restaurant for providing the amazing catering service that kept us going strong during the event. Sheri Gifford for making sure our coffee and doughnut supply was running […]
Radio supplier Baofeng has changed its product distribution name to Pofung for all sales outside China. In an announcement on its website the company says that it feels it’s time to adapt its brand to the global stage. It notes that the current name Baofeng is a literal translation of it’s Chinese character name, and […]
Wednesday August 20th ARRL Exam Session begins at 5:30pm Meeting at 7:00pm Location: Fulton Sheriff Dept, EOC Room Fulton County, Sheriff Dept., 2712 State Highway 29, Johnstown NY 12095. Entrances to the EOC room is located at the back of the building. Topics: Directed NET operation procedures. Upcoming topics (Subject to change): T.B.D.
For global real time lightning information visit: http://www.lightningmaps.org/realtime With this map you can predict if a storm will bring lighting and unplug your antennas to protect your equipment.
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 site login (this is a different and […]
Cheap homebrew antenna for working the Satellites on FM. Dave (KG0ZZ) Shows his inexpensive antenna design used to communicate with satellites. Dave has many other antenna designs and projects. Be sure and subscribe to his YouTube channel! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hy_XwvMmIro Final Antenna dimensions: