Tag Archives: amateur radio

Buying your first Amateur Radio – Ham Radio Q and A

Alright, you just got your amateur radio license and you’re itching to get on the air. But first you need a radio. What type should you get? As a volunteer examiner, I’ve been asked this question scores of times. It’s a common question of the new ham, and one that doesn’t have an easy answer. […]

New Product: WVRA 2016 Amateur Radio Calendar

Hams like their wallpaper. Be it exotic QSO cards, certificates, or a big fancy map. Now here’s another item you can add to the wall: the Wisconsin Valley Radio Association calendar. This twelve month calendar is jam packed with color photos of amateur radio activities, contest dates, and a comprehensive list of operating events. Best […]

Two Meter Band Plan: Ham Radio Q & A Episode 5

A popular landing spot for most new amateur radio operators is the two meter band. With the popularity of inexpensive handheld radios like this one, and the proliferation of two meter repeaters, it’s no wonder this is the new Technician’s first experience with ham radio. But the 2 meter band isn’t all voice and repeaters. […]

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