Category: On The Air

  • Will Keep Trying To Join 7.200 Conversations, Man Says

    Will Keep Trying To Join 7.200 Conversations, Man Says

    By K5KVN, on the scene SPEAKHAVEN, GEORGIA - A local ham radio operator, frustrated with his inability to break through the QRM on 7.200, says he won’t give up trying to “have his ...

  • 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 ...

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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New Ham Unsure If He Really Needs to Stand When Told To Stand By

New Ham Unsure If He Really Needs to Stand When Told To Stand By

by K5KVN, on the scene ROLLING HILLS, OKLA. -- Hearing the words "stand by" coming from his radio's speaker is a confusing thing for Harold Benningloit. The ham radio operator of ...

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Ham “Just Sure” That Obama Is Out to Get Him

Ham “Just Sure” That Obama Is Out to Get Him

by WBØRUR, on the scene SEINS FORMIDABLE, UTAH – A Fulbright County man is casting wild accusations today against a high profile politician:  U.S. President Barack Obama. Local ha ...

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New Fad Disrupts Ham Radio Communications

New Fad Disrupts Ham Radio Communications

By WBØRUR, on the scene FISH BAIT, Washington -   A new fad in amateur radio communications across the tiny hamlet of Fish Bait, Washington, has left the local VHF repeater quiet. ...

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Brian Williams: My Ham Radio Claims May Be Inaccurate

Brian Williams: My Ham Radio Claims May Be Inaccurate

By K5KVN, on the scene NEW YORK CITY -- Some amateur radio operators are questioning claims by NBC News anchor Brian Williams that he is a newly licensed ham radio operator. Branc ...

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Man Controls House Cat with 40M Signal

Man Controls House Cat with 40M Signal

By WBØRUR, on the scene PENGUIN REEF, FLORIDA – A local ham radio operator is making news headlines for what may be a first:  a radio-controlled domestic house cat. Walt Munkhause ...

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Turkey Takes Toll on Ham

Turkey Takes Toll on Ham

By WBØRUR, on the scene SAUSALITO, NV – A local ham radio operator has been cited for careless and imprudent radio operating by the Federal Office Responsible for Monitoring All T ...

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DXpedition Launches Payment Plan for QSLs

DXpedition Launches Payment Plan for QSLs

By K5PO, on the scene WEST HABERFORD, WI -- The South-Consin Club of Radio (SCCR), from the Pollack County area of Wisconsin, is known for their successful activation of some of t ...

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DXorcism Rids Station Of Spooks

DXorcism Rids Station Of Spooks

By K5KVN, on the scene SIMI VALLEY, Calif. -- Traffic along Hillshire Avenue came to a halt yesterday as curious drivers stopped to see Father Henry McGuire suspended high above t ...

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Ebola-Stricken Hams To Be Quarantined to Allocated Band Space

Ebola-Stricken Hams To Be Quarantined to Allocated Band Space

By K5KAC, on the hermetically sealed scene ATLANTA, Georgia -- In a move that aims to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola Virus among ham radio operators, the Centers for Disease ...

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