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Category: Hamfests

  • Ham Radio Netflix Series In the Works

    Ham Radio Netflix Series In the Works

    By K5KAC, on the scene LOS GATOS, Calif. -- Netflix has greenlit an uplifting series about the life of a three legged dog who successfully runs his own booth at hamfests. “The pilo ...

  • Local Man Returns Hamfest Doorprize

    Local Man Returns Hamfest Doorprize

    By K5KVN, on the scene BLOCKTOWN, NEBRASKA - Moments after winning a door prize at the Midwest Hills Hamfest, one local ham radio operator says he began having second thoughts abou ...

  • Obama Signs Ham Radio Executive Order

    Obama Signs Ham Radio Executive Order

    By WBØRUR, on the scene WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Barack Obama announced today he has signed Presidential Executive Order 11-HAMR, which deals specifically with amateur radio. “ ...

  • Ham Realizes He’ll Never Read Those Magazines Again

    Ham Realizes He’ll Never Read Those Magazines Again

    By K5PO, on the scene TARTAN BLACKRIDGE, Pa. - “It’s the collection of a lifetime,” says Mel Sallute. He solemnly glances at the room in his eastern Tartan Blackridge home dedicate ...

Ham Radio Netflix Series In the Works

Ham Radio Netflix Series In the Works

By K5KAC, on the scene LOS GATOS, Calif. -- Netflix has greenlit an uplifting series about the life of a three legged dog who successfully runs his own booth at hamfests. “The pil ...

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Local Man Returns Hamfest Doorprize

Local Man Returns Hamfest Doorprize

By K5KVN, on the scene BLOCKTOWN, NEBRASKA - Moments after winning a door prize at the Midwest Hills Hamfest, one local ham radio operator says he began having second thoughts abo ...

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Obama Signs Ham Radio Executive Order

Obama Signs Ham Radio Executive Order

By WBØRUR, on the scene WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Barack Obama announced today he has signed Presidential Executive Order 11-HAMR, which deals specifically with amateur radio. ...

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Ham Realizes He’ll Never Read Those Magazines Again

Ham Realizes He’ll Never Read Those Magazines Again

By K5PO, on the scene TARTAN BLACKRIDGE, Pa. - “It’s the collection of a lifetime,” says Mel Sallute. He solemnly glances at the room in his eastern Tartan Blackridge home dedicat ...

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Club Ditches Hats After Rude Comments

Club Ditches Hats After Rude Comments

By WBØRUR, on the scene BEAVER PASS, Georgia – In what is being called a completely unexpected turn of events, members of a central Georgia radio club have opted to forgo their id ...

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Study Determines Top 5 Reasons for Attending Hamfests

Study Determines Top 5 Reasons for Attending Hamfests

By WBØRUR, on the scene NEWINGSTEAD, Vermont – The National Radio Retransmission Legion (NRRL) has results in-hand of a high-level study determining the primary reasons amateur ra ...

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Ukrainian Hamfest Leaves Volunteers Pondering Food

Ukrainian Hamfest Leaves Volunteers Pondering Food

By WBØRUR, on the scene KIEV, Ukraine – Members of the local ham radio club have found themselves in a bit of a маринувати (i.e., pickle) over the food to offer at the group’s upc ...

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Ham Radio Club In Hot Water After “Honest Mistake”

Ham Radio Club In Hot Water After “Honest Mistake”

By WBØRUR, on the scene BEAVER DAM, Wisconsin --  A local group of amateur radio operators will not be invited back to next year’s fundraiser for the local heart association. The ...

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Radio Group Holds Hamfest To Compete With Dayton

Radio Group Holds Hamfest To Compete With Dayton

By WB0RUR, on the scene WINTER HAVEN, Arizona – The "Mavericks of the Southwest" Amateur Radio Club are announcing an event to compete with the Dayton Hamfest in mid-May. "Not eve ...

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Ham Radio Club Holds Drawings at Hamfest; No One Wins

Ham Radio Club Holds Drawings at Hamfest; No One Wins

By WBØRUR, on the scene FALSTAFF, Iowa – A local ham radio club is vowing to "make changes" after no one won a single door prize at this year's club hamfest. As is typical, the "Q ...

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