Ham radio operators broadcast their enthusiasm for vintage electronics

La PORTE — Forget about the Internet, cell phones and solid-state anything at all. This group is sticking with old-fashioned vacuum tubes and antennas. Hundreds came to the Civic Auditorium in La Porte on Saturday to swap stories and hard-tofind Read More …

RadioShack Again Files for Bankruptcy

Once the go-to store for radio amateurs, electronics tinkerers, and shortwave listeners, RadioShack has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy for the second time in 2 years, placing the future of its remaining stores in jeopardy. The 1743 retail outlets that Read More …

Pot lights create ham-radio buzz

AUGUSTA, Maine — Retired Coast Guard officer Roger Johnson sometimes notices a harsh buzz when he turns on his amateur radio, and he blames high-powered lighting that’s used to grow pot. Amateur radio operators say the legalization of marijuana is Read More …

Shack Access Orientation

Saturday, March 18th at 10:30 am, Communications Officer, Bill Mellema, N3WM, will be holding shack orientation for those club members wanting to have shack access to come operate the club radios on their own time. Should take less than 30 Read More …