16AUG 2017
Amateur Radio rallies

Amateur Radio rallies

Occasionally a HAM operator will ask how rallies fit in with the FCC section 97.113, which discusses pecuniary interest and commercial enterprises. After studying the issue, the ARRL has this to say about the matter: Communications for business entities by volunteers – that is, by licensed Amateurs…

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13AUG 2017
History of Amateur Radio

History of Amateur Radio

The Extraordinary History of Amateur Radio Satellites Here s a startling fact — more than 70 Amateur Radio satellites have been launched over four decades. The number is astonishing because these sophisticated and groundbreaking spacecraft are little known outside the ham radio fraternity. In fact, private…

Packers And Movers is a prominent name in the packing and moving industry. Since the time of its inception,

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10AUG 2017
Amateur Radio License Search

Amateur Radio License Search

The following instructions are for electronically searching for a specific license on file with the FCC. (1.) Connect to the FCC Network through the World Wide Web at . (2.) Verify that Java and JavaScript are enabled in your web browser preferences. Additionally, the preferences must specify Accept all cookies. Refer to your web browser Help function for more information…

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07AUG 2017
Huntsville Amateur Radio Club

Huntsville Amateur Radio Club

The Marshall Amateur Radio Club has changed its call sign. We are now NN4SA. We had been WA4NZD since 1980. We are gradually switching over our online presence. We have a draft WordPress website. It is active but not yet developed. For now we will continue to update our information here, at the site. Our QRZ.com page is now set to NN4SA: . Searches for WA4NZD on QRZ.com will…

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04AUG 2017
Family Guy Ham Radio

Family Guy Ham Radio

Amateur radio has been used many times as a plot device in films, television, and novels. Here is an ever-lengthening list of amateur radio references. For more info see: or My focus will be on cartoon type TV shows. Specifically a number of Simpson s episodes have included references to ham radio [clues taken from various newsgroups] Below I managed to find which episodes…

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01AUG 2017
Ham Radio Software for Linux

Ham Radio Software for Linux

The Ubuntu Hams Team exists to bring together Amateur Radio Operators and developers of Amateur Radio packages who use Ubuntu to: Provide a meeting place for Amateur Radio Operators using Ubuntu Linux Promote Amateur Radio as an enjoyable hobby for all interested people Promote and help each other use Amateur Radio applications on Ubuntu Linux Organize and collaborate on the…

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29JUL 2017
Ham Radio data transmission

Ham Radio data transmission

Anonymous – or, at least, entities claiming Anonymous affiliation – has put together a secure communications project using the open source ham-radio Fldigi modem controller. You re not going to get fast communications out of AirChat, since it takes the world back to the days of encoding data over voice channels. The group says “We traded bandwidth for freedom, or to be more…

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26JUL 2017
San Antonio Ham Radio

San Antonio Ham Radio

Below you will find some slices of ham radio knowledge that we ve collected from various sources, or invented from our own experiences We re trying to compile a list of known, trusted sources, both local and web based, for stuff that Hams want to buy. If you know of a trusted source not already listed here, or think one of the sources listed is not correct or untrustworthy…

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23JUL 2017
Call signs Ham Radio

Call signs Ham Radio

1. Obtain ARRL VEC Form 605-C from the ARRL s FCC Amateur Radio Forms page. The club license trustee must complete the form. The trustee and another responsible club official must sign the form in the appropriate places. Using the NCVEC Form 605 also is acceptable, but these instructions refer to the ARRL VEC Form 605-C. 2. Use ARRL VEC Form 605-C to apply for a new or modify…

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20JUL 2017
Great Circle map Ham Radio

Great Circle map Ham Radio

Great Circle maps, also known as Azimuthal Equidsdant, are especially useful to the Radio Amateur as they provide a quick visual guide of the correct direction for antenna orientation, something that cannot be achieved with the normal Mercator-projection map that most people are used to seeing. • Great Circle Map #1 - 35Kb Great Circle Map with Amateur Prefixes, centered on…

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