Police Report: Disturbance At Golden Corral

Police blotter, compiled by WBØRUR  POINT OF DESPAIR, Montana – Local police responded to a disturbance last Monday at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 421 E Commercial Street, downtown Portsmouth. A complainant tells officers during a meeting of the Gold Diggers Amateur Radio Club, club member Junior Brown got into a fistfight with former club president Lou Rodden. According to witnesses, […]

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Local Ham Upset Field Day Has Lost Its Spirit

By K5PO, on the scene LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS — Billy Putnam is a ham radio purist. And he feels his club has lost their way and it’s ruining their annual Field Day event. Putnam is a senior member of the Hopeless Flats Radio Club from Leavenworth County, Kansas. The largest amateur radio club in the area has hosted a highly successful […]

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Dog-Gone Miscommunication Leads To Great Civic Club Presentation

By WBØRUR, on the scene SPARK GAP, Nevada – A misunderstanding resulted in extra work – but a great presentation – by a rural Comanche County ham radio operator. Justin Nightingale is the public information officer for the “Bluff-dwellers Amateur Radio Klub” (BARK) of Spark Gap, Nevada. During the club’s October meeting, President George Loganmiller asked Nightingale to prepare a […]

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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 everyone can travel to Dayton,” says Club President Bobby Whitford of rural Chochise County. “So we wanted to offer them an alternative.” Dayton – known as the largest and most […]

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Ham Club Steamed After Name Snafu

By WBØRUR, on the scene ROCKFORD FALLS, Minn. — Tempers flared and fists flew at the most recent meeting of the Rockford Falls Ham Radio Club. Several of the fourteen ham radio operators attending the club’s monthly lunch meeting at the Golden Corral were visibly shaken after an unexpected announcement by the club president. “As a newly formed club, we […]

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