Ham Radio Netflix Series In the Works

LOS GATOS, Calif. — Netflix has greenlit an uplifting series about the life of a three legged dog who successfully runs his own booth at hamfests. “The pilot episode was a touching tale about this dog overcoming his limited physical capabilities to become a reputable dealer of 256 MB RAM,” said Andre Trespiernos, director of niche programming for Netflix. “By […]

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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 about keeping the prize. “I never win anything. So, imagine my delight when they called my name,” said Bert Beleighmuh, who was one of the lucky winners last weekend. Hamfest […]

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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. “As many of you may know, I recently received my ham radio license. And you may also know that I was not pleased with the callsign assigned to me by the FCC. Rest assured, […]

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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 dedicated to the orderly storage of QST Magazines. It seems like thousands of them, though he assures it’s “not quite 2,000.” Sallute was born in Tartan Blackridge in 1932 and […]

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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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