New Time-Saving QSO Program Announced

New Time-Saving QSO Program Announced

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 irri ...

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Local Man Does, In Fact, Own The Frequency

Local Man Does, In Fact, Own The Frequency

By WBØRUR, on the scene PORT O’ GLOOM, GEORGIA -- A Chickasaw County man has become the first amateur radio operator to officially purchase an HF radio frequency, the Federal Comm ...

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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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FCC Expanding License Printing Options

FCC Expanding License Printing Options

By WBØRUR, on the scene WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a shocking turnaround, the Federal Communications Commission has reversed its decision to halt the printing of paper amateur radio li ...

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New Youth License Class Coming Soon

New Youth License Class Coming Soon

By K5KVN, on the scene WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In a bold move to attract youth to the aging ham radio hobby, the FCC has announced a new license class tailored specifically to young p ...

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FCC Is Listening UP

FCC Is Listening UP

By WBØRUR, on the scene TEMECULAH, California – The Federal Communications Commission today formalized a program to assist amateur radio operators in achieving better operating pr ...

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Letterman Issued Embarrassing Ham Callsign

Letterman Issued Embarrassing Ham Callsign

By WBØRUR, on the scene NEW YORK, NY –  After months of studying, practice exams, and thumbing through the latest Ham Radio Outlet catalog, Late Night talk show host and comedian ...

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Obama Issued Embarrassing Ham Callsign

Obama Issued Embarrassing Ham Callsign

By WBØRUR, on the scene WASHINGTON, D.C. --  After months of studying, practice exams and thumbing through the latest Ham Radio Outlet catalog, President Barack Obama has been iss ...

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New FCC Program Promises A Great Certificate

New FCC Program Promises A Great Certificate

By K5KVN, on the scene WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal officials concerned with increased demand on radio spectrum are cracking down on amateur radio license holders that don’t use th ...

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Government Shutdown Affects Ham Radio

Government Shutdown Affects Ham Radio

Ham Hijinks Staff Report WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The United States government partial shutdown continues this week, bringing new ham radio license processing to a halt and shuttering ...

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