Duck Dynasty Transceiver Coming To Hamvention

By WBØRUR, on the scene WELLSBURG, Missouri – Famous for the grossly underperforming Peanut Whistle 250 and 500 model transmitters, Missouri electronics manufacturer “Peanut Whistle” is announcing a new transceiver will be unveiled at the Dayton, Ohio, Hamvention. Director of Marketing Erastus Pflemming says the company hopes to align its product offering with current pop culture trends to sell units […]

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Instagram To Introduce New “Hamstagram” Filters

By K5KAC, on the scene SAN FRANCISCO, Calif — Instagram, a social media site that allows users to add filters to uploaded photos, has noticed a recent trend in images being uploaded to their site: images related to amateur radio. “We can’t really explain the trend and are as baffled as anyone else, but I guess no one is immune […]

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Man Attends 11 Storm Spotter Classes In A Row

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By K5KVN, on the scene DAYTON, Ohio — The words on his hat proclaim him a “weather nerd.” But after attending 11 storm spotter forums back-to-back yesterday at the Dayton Hamvention, his friends call him “a hero” and “an example for us all.” Dan Barlinghouse says he arrived at Hara Arena at 6:45 a.m., just in time to get a […]

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Confused Protestors Picket Dayton Hamfest, Then Leave

By WBØRUR, on the scene Near DAYTON, Ohio – In what’s being called confusing and totally unexpected, about a dozen protestors showed up this morning at Hamvention. People Advancing The Humane Treatment of Animals (PATHTA) protested in front of the Hamvention venue, advocating against alleged unsafe hog farming, growing and butchering practices. “We will make these mad men stop!” exclaimed […]

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“Ultimate” Transceiver To Be Unveiled At Dayton Hamfest

By WB0RUR, on the scene DAYTON, Ohio – Little-known HF radio manufacturer Spurlock Technologies will unveil  what the company calls “the ultimate HF transceiver” this month at the Dayton Hamfest. “The device is customizable in every way,” says corporate VP of Marketing Reginald Van Stank Hoeven. “And we do mean in EVERY WAY.” Spurlock Technologies – which is known in […]

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