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Events / HAM Radio 101

What is the Antique Wireless Association?

The Antique Wireless Association (AWA) is committed to making sure the bygone days of radio are not forgotten. Per its website, the AWA’s vision is “To preserve and share the […]

Events / HAM Radio 101

Guide to November Contests

November is the season to give thanks for some of the year’s best Ham Radio contesting opportunities. Here are a few highlights: ARRL November Sweepstakes, CW (November 2-4) 2100 UTC […]

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What is a “The Wouff-Hong?”

In honor of Halloween, our Word of the Day features an object designed to strike terror in the hearts of any amateur operator who ever called CQ. Of course we’re […]

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Word of the Day: Poaching

Poaching is when a third station strays onto the frequency of a station who is running in order to make contact with one of the responding stations.  If N9RV is […]

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Guide to Canadian National Parks on the Air 2019

Spearheaded by a group of dedicated Hams from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canadian National Parks On The Air (CNPOTA) is a new program (modeled after ARRL’s defunct National Parks on the […]

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Word of the Day: “Rubber Clocking”

A slang term used to refer to the adjusting of times in the contest log to make QSOs appear to conform to the rules of a category and contest. This […]

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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 […]

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Word of the Day: XYL

Today’s Word of the Day salutes all the XYLs who “stand by their Ham.” For many male Ham Radio operators, having a supportive, understanding, patient, and abundantly tolerant XYL is […]

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Split Operation—Pitcairn Island 2019

Have you made a QSO with the Pitcairn Island VP6R 2019 DXpedition yet? If not, keep at it. The team will be operating eight stations from the island until November […]

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Product Profile: IC-PW2 HF/50 MHz All Band SO2R 1 kW Linear Amplifier

Icom has added a new amplifier to go along with its already impressive list of Amateur Radio equipment. At the 2019 Ham Fair (August 31-September 1) in Tokyo, the company […]