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 ...

Man Found In Hara Arena, Days After Hamvention Ends

Man Found In Hara Arena, Days After Hamvention Ends

By K5KVN, on the scene DAYTON, Ohio -- A Vermont amateur radio operator was found today in a remote hallway within the Hara Arena complex, three days after the end of Hamvention. ...

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Woman Creates Candles As Excuse To Attend Hamfests

Woman Creates Candles As Excuse To Attend Hamfests

By WBØRUR, on the scene WEST MOLINE, Nebraska – A Nebraska woman is offering a line of “ham radio scented” candles just in time for purchase at the Dayton Hamvention. Maudie Carli ...

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Little Piggy Kit Will Help New Hams Fit In

Little Piggy Kit Will Help New Hams Fit In

By K5KVN, on the scene WELLSBURG, Missouri - With the number of new amateur radio licenses on the rise, one company is stepping in to help new hams fit in with seasoned operators ...

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Duck Dynasty Transceiver Coming To Hamvention

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 Whist ...

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Local Ham Hopes for Sunnier Days

Local Ham Hopes for Sunnier Days

By WBØRUR, on the scene BRIDLINGTON PASS, Utah -- Local ham radio operator and “prepper” Sam Holtmeyer says he has a plan. “When the end-of-days comes, I’ll be ready!” he boasts u ...

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Letterman Issued Embarrassing Ham Callsign

Letterman Issued Embarrassing Ham Callsign

By WBØRUR, on the scene NEW YORK, NY –  After months of studying, practice exams, and thumbing through the latest Ham Radio Outlet catalog, Late Night talk show host and comedian ...

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Obama Issued Embarrassing Ham Callsign

Obama Issued Embarrassing Ham Callsign

By WBØRUR, on the scene WASHINGTON, D.C. --  After months of studying, practice exams and thumbing through the latest Ham Radio Outlet catalog, President Barack Obama has been iss ...

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Ham Looks For New Hobbies

Ham Looks For New Hobbies

By WBØRUR, on the scene PORT ARTHUR, OKLA. -- Checotah County ham radio operator Bobby Willis says he’s working exclusively “digital” modes from this day forward. “I really like t ...

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St. Patrick’s Day Special Event Runs Out of Luck

St. Patrick’s Day Special Event Runs Out of Luck

By K5KVN, on the scene BOSTON, Mass. -- A Saint Patrick's Day special event station shut down early after several misfortunes forced club members to cease operations before making ...

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A Cup Of Joe For Your Radio

A Cup Of Joe For Your Radio

By WBØRUR, on the scene PETALUMA, Calif. -- Ham radio operator Arthur Martin says he can’t explain it, but he’s happy about it all the same. Martin says he accidentally spilled a ...

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