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 ...

Geritol Net Gets New Sponsor, New Name

Geritol Net Gets New Sponsor, New Name

By K5KVN, on the scene PETALUMA, Calif. –A recent change to the Geritol Net has its members standing tall with pride. “We knew we had a problem and we just couldn’t keep it up. We ...

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Historical Perspective: Goldwater’s “No QRM” Platform Not Resonant with Public

Historical Perspective: Goldwater’s “No QRM” Platform Not Resonant with Public

By K5PO, on the scene WAVERTON, Maine - Bob Makins loves history, especially political history. So much so, in fact, that he dedicated eight years of his life to earning a Doctora ...

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FCC Establishes National QRM Frequency

FCC Establishes National QRM Frequency

By WBØRUR, on the scene WASHINGTON, District of Columbia – In an unprecedented move, the federal agency that oversees the country’s communications policies has established a natio ...

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Ham Radio Mafia On Prowl

Ham Radio Mafia On Prowl

By WBØRUR, on the scene PETALUMA, Calif. – An area man returned home after running errands and made a strange discovery: the corroded chassis of a Hallicrafters SX-101 receiver ha ...

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Radios Go Silent; Afraid Flu Virus Can Be Transmitted Via Radio Waves

Radios Go Silent; Afraid Flu Virus Can Be Transmitted Via Radio Waves

By K5KVN, on the scene PETALUMA, Calif. -- As the number of confirmed flu cases continues to rise across the country, some amateur radio operators are turning off their radios in ...

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Man Sends Slow Scan Image of His Housecat

Man Sends Slow Scan Image of His Housecat

By WBØRUR, on the scene ST. WEIRSBURG, Mo. - - Man’s best friend may be a dog, unless it’s the frisky feline owned by Jonathon Climatoris of rural West Flooster County, Missouri. ...

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