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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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. “Last year I was able to get in one complete DX QSO before the band quit on me. I can’t wait to see what happens this year!” If […]

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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. RENAISSANCE” all mode/all band transceiver for ham radio operators with “sophisticated tastes.” Based on the legendary FTDX-5000 transceiver, “MR. RENAISSANCE” has cutting edge transmitter and receiver specifications. Operators will find synthesized […]

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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 Transmissions (FORMAT). Robert “Chick” Brown dozed off during the 40 meter “Thanksgiving Day Net,” a traditional radio gathering since 1942, where hams “check-in” to offer thanks for the blessings of […]

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