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Technical Articles

Hey Hams, Let’s Give a Shout Out to WSPR!

When I want to check for information on propagation conditions, I often look at the N0NBH solar-terrestrial data banner that appears on many ham radio sites. But if you want […]


Guide to January 2021 Ham Radio Contests

Guide to January 2021 Ham Radio ContestsStart the new year on the air with some vintage radio, RTTY, VHF, and top-band contesting! Plus, bundle up for summer Field Day’s frozen […]


Guide to September 2020 Ham Radio Contests

As we fondly bid farewell (okay, maybe not so fondly) to a summer of missed in-person get-togethers and social distancing, we welcome in a host of Ham radio contests to […]

HAM Radio 101

Earn Your ARRL VUCC Award

There’s a lot more to being a Ham than working HF. Just ask the operators who devote their on-air time to earning the ARRL’s VHF/UHF Century Club Award (VUCC). The […]


Guide to July Ham Radio Contests

Make your own fireworks this summer by logging some CW, SSB, RTTY, and digital QSOs. Here are a few July contests to help you stay cool inside while the weather […]

Technical Articles

Put My Antenna in the Attic? That Can’t Work, Can It?

In the attic, you ask? Yes, in the attic! Many Hams, including many of you reading this, are limited by HOA or other outdoor antenna restrictions. But even if you […]

Technical Articles

Satellite Roving: More Grids Than You Can Shake a Yagi At

I’ve long been an advocate for operating on the Other Side of the Pileup. Taking your gear with you on vacation or a business trip gives you the opportunity to […]


A Guide to June Ham Radio Contests and Events

Kick off the summer on the air! June beckons with great operating events and contests. In addition to Field Day (June 27-28), here are just a few to circle on […]


Guide to January Ham Radio Contests

For Ham Radio contesters, a new year means exciting opportunities to sharpen skills, move up in the competitive standings, try something new like RTTY or moonbounce, enjoy the leisurely pace […]

HAM Radio 101

What is the VHF/UHF Century Club?

If working UHF/VHF is more your style (or all your budget will allow), there are still lots of ways to have fun on the air and get recognized for your […]