NRRL Documents Show Discord Over NPOOTA

By K5KVN, on the scene NEWINGSTEAD, VT — Recently uncovered documents from a National Radio Retransmission Legion (NRRL) meeting in 2015 show discord over what kind of on-air event the group should sponsor in 2016. The records show a bewildered discussion about what, precisely, should be activated. Ham Hijinks obtained the meeting records though an anonymous source who wasn’t authorized […]

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Recent NPOOTA Operation Disqualified

By K5OY, on the scene MENDELTON, NEVADA — In a shocking turn of events, the record-setting National Pizza Ovens On The Air (NPOOTA) operation of Titus “Slim” Magnusson has been declared ineligible. This according to National Radio Retransmission Legion (NRRL) CEO Bob Gilligan. The ham radio world was giddy with excitement after Slim reported an almost incomprehensible 3,451 contacts, easily […]

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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 perfectly received an 80m roundtable. Arend bought his first Boat Anchor five years ago imagining long evenings aligning oscillators and testing tubes. “It was going to be a labor […]

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New Time-Saving QSO Program Announced

Know Before You QSO Program

By WBØRUR, on the scene NEWINGSTEAD, VERMONT – The National Radio Retransmission Legion (NRRL) today announced a new program designed to save amateur radio operators time and irritation on the ham bands. According to NRRL Executive Director Bob Gilligan, the “Know Before You QSO” program authorizes US-licensed ham radio operators to identify with a special callsign suffix dependent on the […]

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