Category: Hijinks

  • Area Ham Sets Up Beer Night On DX Cluster

    Area Ham Sets Up Beer Night On DX Cluster

    By K5KVN, on the scene LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Raymond Sutler and friends had a “heck of a time” last night thanks to a website meant for posting reception of distant amateur radio stati ...

  • Ham Dismayed Rig Hasn’t Needed Repairs

    Ham Dismayed Rig Hasn’t Needed Repairs

    by K5KAC, on the scene LONG PINE, NEBRASKA – “I guess I didn’t really know what I was getting myself into,” said Trey Arend, blankly staring at his Hallicrafters SR-150 as it perfe ...

  • Defiant XYL Says She’ll Work 75m Upper Sideband

    Defiant XYL Says She’ll Work 75m Upper Sideband

    By WBØRUR, on the scene SCHENECTADY, UTAH – In an unprecedented operating decision, Wyandott County amateur radio operator Angelina McFarland says she will begin working 75 meter p ...

  • Ham Scoffs At Store Bought Radios

    Ham Scoffs At Store Bought Radios

    By WBØRUR, on the scene DISTURBANCE, ARIZONA - In a surprise announcement, local ham radio operator Martin Jeffries says he has “had enough of the commercialism” and “war on Christ ...

Area Ham Sets Up Beer Night On DX Cluster

Area Ham Sets Up Beer Night On DX Cluster

By K5KVN, on the scene LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Raymond Sutler and friends had a “heck of a time” last night thanks to a website meant for posting reception of distant amateur radio stat ...

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Ham Dismayed Rig Hasn’t Needed Repairs

Ham Dismayed Rig Hasn’t Needed Repairs

by K5KAC, on the scene LONG PINE, NEBRASKA – “I guess I didn’t really know what I was getting myself into,” said Trey Arend, blankly staring at his Hallicrafters SR-150 as it perf ...

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Defiant XYL Says She’ll Work 75m Upper Sideband

Defiant XYL Says She’ll Work 75m Upper Sideband

By WBØRUR, on the scene SCHENECTADY, UTAH – In an unprecedented operating decision, Wyandott County amateur radio operator Angelina McFarland says she will begin working 75 meter ...

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Ham Scoffs At Store Bought Radios

Ham Scoffs At Store Bought Radios

By WBØRUR, on the scene DISTURBANCE, ARIZONA - In a surprise announcement, local ham radio operator Martin Jeffries says he has “had enough of the commercialism” and “war on Chris ...

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No One, Anywhere, Having Good VHF QSOs

No One, Anywhere, Having Good VHF QSOs

By WBØRUR, on the scene GRAIN HARVEST, Idaho -- A new study by the National Radio Retransmission Legion indicates that no ham is having an actual conversation on any frequency in ...

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Optimistic 6m DXer Ready for Opening of the Year

Optimistic 6m DXer Ready for Opening of the Year

By K5KAC, on the scene LOW POINT, ILLINOIS -- It’s that magic time of year,” said Saul Stuss, as he tested the SWR on a neglected rotatable aluminum dipole hanging in his backyard ...

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Ham Buys Last Rig He’ll Ever Need, Again

Ham Buys Last Rig He’ll Ever Need, Again

By K5PO, on the scene Radeče, Slovenia -- Aleksander Horvat, Chief Technical Officer and CW Coach for the Lower Sava Valley Radio Club, was excited to announce to club members las ...

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New Radio Satisfies Sophisticated Tastes

New Radio Satisfies Sophisticated Tastes

By WBØRUR, on the scene NRRL LABS, VERMONT - Amateur radio equipment manufacturer Yaesu again raises the bar for top-of the-line ham radio equipment by unveiling the new “MR. RENA ...

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New Ham Radio Movie Causes Controversy

New Ham Radio Movie Causes Controversy

By K5KAC, on the scene HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- “50 Shades of Grey Line Propagation,” a film based off of the now famous book of similar name, is raising cries of both outrage and pri ...

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FCC Expanding License Printing Options

FCC Expanding License Printing Options

By WBØRUR, on the scene WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a shocking turnaround, the Federal Communications Commission has reversed its decision to halt the printing of paper amateur radio li ...

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