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Amateur Radio Stocking Stuffers

Time is running out to get the ham radio obsessed person in your life the perfect gift. Fortunately, there are plenty options still available, especially if you are looking to pick up a couple of trinkets or odds and ends to fit in their stocking. So here is my list of great little items that […]

My Conversation with Santa Claus

Christmas is one of my favorite times of year. The season, stretching from Thanksgiving to New Years, makes the short days and long nights tolerable. Who doesn’t get into that Christmas Mood when their favorite holiday song is heard on the radio or in the store? But Christmas also means another thing for the ham […]

Winter Maintenance for Antennas

I’m not sure if you can call me a fair weather ham radio operator, but my operating style quite often changes with the seasons. The spring and summer months you’ll find me outdoors participating in the many public service activities our local club is active in. But as the season turns cooler, I tend to move […]

Fall 2013 New Product Launch

“My fall 2013 new product launch includes two new Slim Jim antennas.”Tweet ThisWe have a couple of new products available, just in time for the Christmas Holidays. As our Slim Jim Antennas become more and more popular, I’ve expanded the product line with models that cover more frequency ranges. My fall 2013 new product launch […]

SS Badger Steamship Special Event Station

The SS Badger steamship is an auto carrier ferry that runs between Manitowoc, WI and Ludington, MI. Built in 1952 and launched in 1953, the S.S. Badger has provided ferry service across Lake Michigan for 60 years. The Kankakee Amateur Radio Club will activate special event callsign W8S on the Badger September 14-15, 2013 for […]