Category: On The Air

  • New HF Amp Will Shock Ham Radio

    New HF Amp Will Shock Ham Radio

    By WBØRUR, on the scene WELLSBURG, Missouri – In a jaw-dropping announcement at the Consumer Electronics Convention (CEC) in Las Lunas, New Mexico, the Peanut Whistle Transmitter C ...

  • Can It Be Activated? Yes!

    Can It Be Activated? Yes!

    By WBØRUR, on the scene PORT O' SMITHSON, AL -- Hoping to fill a ham radio void, the Marshy Plains Amateur Radio Club of Mid-Alabama (MPARCMA) has announced a new on-air operating ...

  • Trump Promises Greatest Propagation Ever

    Trump Promises Greatest Propagation Ever

    By K5PO, on the scene NEWINGSTEAD, VT -  Newly inaugurated President Trump wasted no time reaching out to members of the amateur radio community. On Monday, President Trump was the ...

  • Radio Handbook Gets Back To The Basics

    Radio Handbook Gets Back To The Basics

    By K5KVN, on the scene NEWINGSTEAD, VT - The National Radio Retransmission Legion (NRRL) will release next week an updated version of its popular "Ham Radio Operator's Ma ...

Officials Vow to Block Obama Contacts

Officials Vow to Block Obama Contacts

A Ham Hijinks staff report WASHINGTON, D.C. - Questions around U.S. President Barack Obama's recent NPOOTA activation have some Washington insiders vowing to prevent the contacts ...

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NRRL Announces NPOOTA Updates

NRRL Announces NPOOTA Updates

By WBØRUR, on the scene NEWINGSTEAD, VERMONT – “An overwhelming response and an overload of calories!” That’s how the man chosen to lead the National Radio Retransmission Legion d ...

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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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Club Newsletter Causes Controversy

Club Newsletter Causes Controversy

By K5KVN, on the scene LAZY COVE, CALIFORNIA -- A local radio club's idea to encourage inactive members to get back on the air is making waves in the amateur radio hobby. The club ...

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NRRL Promotes Hot, Fresh Idea

NRRL Promotes Hot, Fresh Idea

By WBØRUR, on the scene  NEWINGSTEAD, VERMONT – In a media briefing today held at the organization’s headquarters, the National Radio Retransmission Legion (NRRL) announced a year ...

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Confused Man Works Sweepstakes, Expects Money Soon

Confused Man Works Sweepstakes, Expects Money Soon

By WBØRUR, on the scene NOTTINGHAM ON THE PLAINS, NEBRASKA - Rural Manchester County amateur radio operator Wilfred Barleycorn is telling members of his radio club that he’s “prep ...

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Major Changes Coming To DX Clusters

Major Changes Coming To DX Clusters

By K5KVN, on the scene HORSETAIL, MONTANA -- Some of the largest online DX Clusters are banding together for an extreme makeover of their popular station-spotting websites. The re ...

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Wife Installs Pay-As-You-Go Device On Radio

Wife Installs Pay-As-You-Go Device On Radio

  Ham Hijinks staff report BONIFACE, Minnesota -- A local ham radio operator is facing a significant barrier to getting on the air, and it involves his wife. Wendy Johansson, ...

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Club Votes:  Bob Should Buy New Radio

Club Votes: Bob Should Buy New Radio

By WBØRUR, on the scene LOOKOUT PEAK, MINNESOTA -- A local amateur radio group has decided “enough is enough” and is taking steps to correct a “real problem.” During their monthly ...

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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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