Articles written by: Kim Klimas


Amateur Radio: The Ultimate WWII Ally, Plus December Special Events to Remember Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor: A Catalyst to War One hour and fifteen minutes. That’s how long it took for Japanese forces to bomb Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, with devastating results. […]

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Ham Radio History: Father Marshall D. Moran, 9N1MM: The Voice of the Himalayas

A Chicago native born on May 29, 1906, Marshall D. Moran, 9N1MM, was a Jesuit priest who served as part of the Missouri Province of the Society of Jesus. His […]


Special Event to Celebrate the First Two-Way Transatlantic QSO on November 18

The Amateur Radio Club of Savannah (ARCS) will be onboard the Nuclear Ship Savannah (N.S. Savannah), a designated National Historic Landmark docked in Baltimore for a special operating event on […]


Interview with HamSCI Founder, Dr. Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF (Part 2)

We’re back with HamSCI founder, space physicist, electrical engineer, university professor, and longtime ham who we could easily include more titles and accolades for based on his many contributions to […]


Interview: Ham Radio Science Citizen Investigation (HamSCI) Founder, Dr. Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF (Part 1)

Dr. Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF, is a space physicist, electrical engineer, university professor, and the founder of HamSCI, an amateur radio organization begun by ham-scientists to study upper atmospheric and space […]

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Operate Portable and Win Awards with World Wide Flora and Fauna in Amateur Radio

If you’re looking for the perfect excuse to get outdoors and soak up the gorgeous fall foliage, international amateur radio organization World Wide Flora and Fauna (WWFF) has you covered. […]

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International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (August 19-20)—Hams Hit the High Seas to Raise Historical Awareness

On August 19-20, amateur radio operators will travel by land, sea, or sky to lighthouses and lightships across the globe to participate in International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW), hosted by […]


Participate in the 2023 MMMonVHF/DUBUS Meteorscatter Sprint Contest, August 12-14

If shooting stars make you swoon, you better sit down because the 2023 Perseid Meteor Shower, with one of the year’s most awe-worthy shooting star displays, is currently active. To […]

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HAM Radio 101

Test Your Morse Code Knowledge

Morse code, or Continuous Wave (CW), remains as popular as ever in the ham radio community, though it’s no longer required to obtain a license. Regardless of this, many hams […]

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ARRL Kids Day is Almost Here: A Few Tips on How to get Kids Involved in the Adventure and Fun of Ham Radio!

On June 17, children from around the globe will come together for a little ham-motivated fun during ARRL Kids Day 2023. The biannual event (also held in January) provides youngsters […]