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The ARRL is asking members to comment by April 19 on possible changes to the League’s HF Band Plans suggested by the HF Band Planning Committee. The survey is part of the committee’s efforts to tweak the band plans for the RTTY/data/CW portions of 80 through 10 meters — excepting 60 meters. The committee developed […]

To learn how the U.S. Marine Corps teaches (or used to teach) about radio operation theory take a look at the USMC Radio Operators Handbook.

There’s a lot to learn from this 1966 Army training film about the International Morse Code, but the most crucial component of good keying is rhythm.

Earl (KR2L) submitted the link: http://www.ac6v.com/history.htm This page has a detailed list of events that outline the beginnings of the Ham Radio hobby. To submit links and articles send an email with the information to: webmaster at k2jii dot org

“Welcome to the Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut,” is the headline on the museum’s website. The site also says, “Our volunteers are happy to give personal tours,” and that’s what today’s two videos are personal tours of the museum conducted by volunteer Bernie Michaels, known in ham radio circles as W2LFV. (Video Link […]

Tired of looking at confusing band condition information? Visit: www.bandconditions.com This experimental website developed by K5BIZ will help you maximize your ham radio experience. It can also be used to determine band conditions for Nets and casual QSO’s. The information provided on www.bandconditions.com is NOT based on software predictions or any kind of satellite based […]

HamRadioCoin or HRC is a virtual currency. It is based on a decentralized peer-to-peer payment network. It is managed by its users without any unique authority or broker. It is intended to be used by anyone but primarily targeted ham radio operators. HRC can be used to help spread the word of ham radio to people […]

This inexpensive Arduino based CW decoder was developed by Hjalmar, OZ1JHM. Hjalmar was nice enough to publish the schematics and source code for everyone to use. The software programmed in to the Arduino is based on the Goertzel Algorithm. In addition, to increase the flexibility this type of  microphone can be added to the circuit. If you are interested on […]