Tag Archives: ham radio

I just got my ham radio license, now what do I do?

Your new callsign has appeared in the FCC database and your license came in the mail. Congratulations, you are now officially a Ham Radio Operator. What’s next? I know those weeks when I first was licensed were pretty exciting times. I couldn’t wait to buy that radio, get on the air, and make lots of […]

Cold Weather Radio Operating

This past week the Polar Vortex gripped the Upper Midwest with bone chilling temperatures and even worse wind chills. You’d think I would be used to cold like this, being an almost life resident of the State of Wisconsin (I’ll admit I lived in Minnesota a few years). So what makes this week any different […]

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 […]