Catch Phrase Is Catch-22 For Local Ham

By WBØRUR, on the scene BILKINGTON LANE, Vermont – Edinborough County Amateur Radio Operator Roston Johnstower had what he thought was a great idea – develop a “catch-phrase” for his radio club that would be both a unifying statement and a rally cry. The 29-year-old professional maple syrup distiller says he came up with the idea of “Loosen up the […]

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Radio Club The First To Have IPO

By K5PO, on the scene FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — News of a recent tech stock IPO brings back fresh memories of an IPO a little closer to home. In the fall of 2010, the Noise Blankers Radio Group became what was assumed to be the first amateur radio club to launch an Initial Public Offering for stock, commonly referred to as […]

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Club Ditches Hats After Rude Comments

By WBØRUR, on the scene BEAVER PASS, Georgia – In what is being called a completely unexpected turn of events, members of a central Georgia radio club have opted to forgo their idea of wearing matching apparel at local hamfests. “We thought it would be a great way to build unity and club morale,” says Archie Smithpeters, President of the […]

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Radio Club Shakes Fist At Shutdown, Then Suppers At Golden Corral

By WBØRUR, On The Scene GOLDEN SPIKE, Montana –  Members of the Gold Diggers Amateur Radio Club planned the trip details, collected box-tops and raised money for months to fund a visit to the National Ham Radio Memorial on the mall in Washington, D.C. Traveling via Greyhound charter to the nation’s capitol was the brain child of club member Junior […]

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The Secretive World of XYL Swapping

By K5KAC, on the scene SANTA CRUZ, Calif. – A group of local ham radio operators, who wish to remain anonymous, are finding love in all the right places. “It sort of arose organically,” said a local club president. “I was rag-chewing  with some guys and they were debating a possible QTH swap, a light when on in my head […]

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