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Dayton Hamvention, the king of hamfests

This weekend marks the open of the 2012 Dayton Hamvention. The Hamvention is the world’s largest amateur radio exposition and flea market covering hundreds of acres in and around the six buildings of the Hara Arena in Dayton Ohio. This year’s Hamvention is scheduled for May 18-20, 2012. At the Hamvention, the big name amateur […]

Happy Birthday Samuel Morse, born April 27, 1791

April 27 marks the birthday of Samuel F.B. Morse, the inventor of a single-wire telegraph system and co-creator of Morse Code. Thanks to his efforts, communications systems worldwide increased in speed exponentially. Morse still has a visible mark on today’s communication. Amateur Radio operators all know ‘when all else fails’ morse code transmitted on CW […]

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