It’s Field Day Weekend!

Good morning everyone! As you are all aware I’m sure, this is Field Day weekend.  What is Field Day?  I’m sure we have some new hams that isn’t sure: This weekend Saturday 9 to 10 AM to Sunday morning/early afternoon, Read More …

Emergency Communications Driving Increase in Amateur Radio Operators

Hams standing by and ready to help during disasters or other events. More Americans than ever have been licensed by the Federal Communications Commission as amateur radio operators, and those in the know say that emergency communications is driving their Read More …

WHEN WIRES CAN’T DO THE JOB, UVA RADIO CLUB READY TO STAND IN THE BREACH

When the British passenger ship RMS Titanic struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic on April 15, 1912, radio operators onboard sent distress messages via shortwave radio and were able to summon the help of another passenger ship, the RMS Read More …