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 describes the first few weeks of the organization’s “National Pizza Ovens On The Air” (NPOOTA) event. “It is designed to celebrate local pizzerias across our country; those unsung heroes of regional cuisine and […]

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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-long operating event for ham radio operators wanting to add “flavor” to their operating habits. “The National Pizza Ovens On the Air event (NPOOTA) will begin immediately and run through this calendar year,” says […]

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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 “preparing for special visitor.” A few days ago, Barleycorn competed in the National Radio Retransmission Legion’s (NRRL) Sweepstakes contest and submitted his log in Cabrillo format. Now, he’s “positive as an electron […]

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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 revamp involves a major change in how spots are posted, adding a more visual indication of what stations are on the air. “A couple of weeks ago, someone showed us a photograph […]

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Ham Radio Hashtag Overtaken By Rap Fans

By K5KVN, on the scene ATLANTA, Ga. — It was a case of Twitter trespassing yesterday as fans of rap artist M.C. Hammer and ham radio operators found themselves fighting over the hashtag #hamr. Ham radio operator Kenneth Singlemyre said he first saw the crossover at 8:30 a.m. “I was at work and had my Twitter page up. I always […]

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