Confused Man Works Sweepstakes, Expects Money Soon

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 “prep ...

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Optimistic 6m DXer Ready for Opening of the Year

Optimistic 6m DXer Ready for Opening of the Year

By K5KAC, on the scene LOW POINT, ILLINOIS -- It’s that magic time of year,” said Saul Stuss, as he tested the SWR on a neglected rotatable aluminum dipole hanging in his backyard ...

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New Radio Satisfies Sophisticated Tastes

New Radio Satisfies Sophisticated Tastes

By WBØRUR, on the scene NRRL LABS, VERMONT - Amateur radio equipment manufacturer Yaesu again raises the bar for top-of the-line ham radio equipment by unveiling the new “MR. RENA ...

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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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NRRL Servers Hacked; Members Like It

NRRL Servers Hacked; Members Like It

By K5KVN, on the scene NEWINGSTEAD, Vt. -- The National Radio Retransmission Legion (NRRL) says their email servers were hacked this week, exposing the personal email addresses of ...

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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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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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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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Tragedy (And Thousands of QSL Cards) Strikes Bureau Manager

Tragedy (And Thousands of QSL Cards) Strikes Bureau Manager

By WBØRUR, on the scene YAKIMA, Massachusetts – The National Radio Retransmission Legion’s (NRRL) vanity call sign QSL card manager has been found badly injured beneath thousands ...

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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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