Category: Hamfests

  • Local Man Returns Hamfest Doorprize

    Local Man Returns Hamfest Doorprize

    By K5KVN, on the scene BLOCKTOWN, NEBRASKA - Moments after winning a door prize at the Midwest Hills Hamfest, one local ham radio operator says he began having second thoughts abou ...

  • Obama Signs Ham Radio Executive Order

    Obama Signs Ham Radio Executive Order

    By WBØRUR, on the scene WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Barack Obama announced today he has signed Presidential Executive Order 11-HAMR, which deals specifically with amateur radio. “ ...

  • Ham Realizes He’ll Never Read Those Magazines Again

    Ham Realizes He’ll Never Read Those Magazines Again

    By K5PO, on the scene TARTAN BLACKRIDGE, Pa. - “It’s the collection of a lifetime,” says Mel Sallute. He solemnly glances at the room in his eastern Tartan Blackridge home dedicate ...

  • Club Ditches Hats After Rude Comments

    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 ide ...

Local Man Returns Hamfest Doorprize

Local Man Returns Hamfest Doorprize

By K5KVN, on the scene BLOCKTOWN, NEBRASKA - Moments after winning a door prize at the Midwest Hills Hamfest, one local ham radio operator says he began having second thoughts abo ...

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Obama Signs Ham Radio Executive Order

Obama Signs Ham Radio Executive Order

By WBØRUR, on the scene WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Barack Obama announced today he has signed Presidential Executive Order 11-HAMR, which deals specifically with amateur radio. ...

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Ham Realizes He’ll Never Read Those Magazines Again

Ham Realizes He’ll Never Read Those Magazines Again

By K5PO, on the scene TARTAN BLACKRIDGE, Pa. - “It’s the collection of a lifetime,” says Mel Sallute. He solemnly glances at the room in his eastern Tartan Blackridge home dedicat ...

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Club Ditches Hats After Rude Comments

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 id ...

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Study Determines Top 5 Reasons for Attending Hamfests

Study Determines Top 5 Reasons for Attending Hamfests

By WBØRUR, on the scene NEWINGSTEAD, Vermont – The National Radio Retransmission Legion (NRRL) has results in-hand of a high-level study determining the primary reasons amateur ra ...

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Ukrainian Hamfest Leaves Volunteers Pondering Food

Ukrainian Hamfest Leaves Volunteers Pondering Food

By WBØRUR, on the scene KIEV, Ukraine – Members of the local ham radio club have found themselves in a bit of a маринувати (i.e., pickle) over the food to offer at the group’s upc ...

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Ham Radio Club In Hot Water After “Honest Mistake”

Ham Radio Club In Hot Water After “Honest Mistake”

By WBØRUR, on the scene BEAVER DAM, Wisconsin --  A local group of amateur radio operators will not be invited back to next year’s fundraiser for the local heart association. The ...

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Radio Group Holds Hamfest To Compete With Dayton

Radio Group Holds Hamfest To Compete With Dayton

By WB0RUR, on the scene WINTER HAVEN, Arizona – The "Mavericks of the Southwest" Amateur Radio Club are announcing an event to compete with the Dayton Hamfest in mid-May. "Not eve ...

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Ham Radio Club Holds Drawings at Hamfest; No One Wins

Ham Radio Club Holds Drawings at Hamfest; No One Wins

By WBØRUR, on the scene FALSTAFF, Iowa – A local ham radio club is vowing to "make changes" after no one won a single door prize at this year's club hamfest. As is typical, the "Q ...

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Doilies Big Hit At Hamfest Despite Initial Reservations

Doilies Big Hit At Hamfest Despite Initial Reservations

By WBØRUR, on the scene PETALUMA, Calif. – A local woman is making big business out of a small item: doilies. Barbara O’Keefe of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania recently traveled with ...

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