Ham Radio “a Special Hobby,” Young ARRL Member Tells College Publication

A rising star in the Amateur Radio world —19-year old Ruth Willet, KM4LAO, of Lawrenceville, Georgia — has caught the eye of her school, Kettering University in Michigan, where she is majoring in mechanical engineering and engineering physics. Willet already has attracted attention through her ham radio activities. Last spring, she was the […]

ARRL Announces 2018 Teachers Institutes on Wireless Technology Sessions

As part of its educational outreach through the Education & Technology Program (ETP), ARRL will offer three sessions of the Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology this July. The week-long workshops will be held at ARRL Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut, and in Dayton, Ohio — hosted by the Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA). […]

Retevis RT87 is Real IP67 Dustproof and Waterproof Two Way Radio

Retevis RT87 Main feature: lIP67 dustproof and waterproof Dual band (VHF&UHF) 128 channel,25FM radio channel FM radio VOX function Scan function Roger beep Emergency alarm Battery show CTCSS/DCS MSK/DTMF/2T/5T PTT ID Scrambler Compandor Stun ,Kill, Activate Package includes: 1 x RT87 two way radio 1 x Battery 1 x Antenna 1 x Adapter […]

Retevis RT82 DMR Dual Band Handheld Radio – Review

Description  RT82 is a dual band DMR radio  Frequency band:136-174 & 400-480MHz  10000 Contacts  IP67 Waterproof  Use Time-Division Multiple-Access  (TDMA)digital function  Dual time slot for repeater  Dual time slot for point to point  Firmware upgradeable  Lone worker  Encryption function  GPS Compatible with Motorola Tier Ⅰ&Ⅱ  Single/group/all call  Analog and digital […]

Ham radio enthusiasts enjoy hobby, readiness for hurricanes, doomsday scenarios

In an era of instant and constant communication, whether it be texting, Facebook messaging, Tweeting, Instagramming, emailing, Skyping, whatever, Joe Huie leaves the new technology behind for about an hour each week in favor of the old…… Antenna Ground Radial Wire For Vertical – Ham Radio Antenna August 15, 2015 […]