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Public Service: Ham Radio Support for Marathons

Runners may be the main attraction during big road races, but while they are racing, dozens of volunteers are working behind the scenes to make sure the event operates smoothly. […]

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Looking Ahead: Time to Start Planning for Hamvention 2023!

While we’re just now getting winter coats out of storage and bringing home bags of rock salt from the hardware store, here’s a thought sure to melt your ham radio […]

Technical Articles

Family-Friendly GMRS Radios

The General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) today is what CB radio was originally intended to be–a group of frequencies shared by individuals who maintained a civil environment on the air, […]

HAM Radio 101

Ham Radio 101: Five Types of Operators You Should Want to Be

Getting on the bands for the first time is one of the most exciting and memorable experiences for any amateur radio operator. But don’t stop there! Whether it’s golf, rock […]

Amateur Radio News

Spurious Emissions

No, not THAT kind! Sendin’ code againJust can’t wait to be sendin’ code againThe life I love is runnin’ pileups with my friendsAnd I can’t wait to be sendin’ code […]

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EMCOMM / Technical Articles

EMCOMM: What is the Simulated Emergency Test (SET)?

The annual Simulated Emergency Test (SET) is a training exercise involving the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) and the National Traffic System (NTS), a message-handling service of amateur radio. The […]

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Products & Product Reviews

New Product Spotlight: Tornado Alert

It’s the nature of the beast when expensive electronics clash with hostile weather—equipment can get zapped, antennas can topple, and hams can throw up their arms wishing they had invested […]

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EMCOMM: What is AUXCOMM and Why is it Important?

The Department of Homeland Security National Incident Management System (NIMS) compliant program adopted AUXCOMM for all auxiliary emergency/public service communications within most states. AUXCOMM encompasses amateur radio, RACES, CERT Team […]

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EMCOMM: What is a Mobile Command Center?

EMCOMM often relies on portability. It is a huge factor for deployment in an emergency or disaster. So it would stand to reason that the next phase in portability and […]


Head to Ohio this May for Dayton Hamvention® 2022 and Contest University!

The countdown to Dayton Hamvention® is on and operators around the globe will soon be trotting into the Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center in Dayton, Ohio to attend the […]