Ham Radio Tells Story of Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait

DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — When Iraqi tanks rolled into Kuwait in the early 1990s, their first target was the country’s communications systems. But not everyone went dark. A man in Urbana received one of the only signals coming from Kuwait: on his ham radio in his home in Urbana! Full Read More …

‘His one true love’: Vietnam veteran’s last wish to broadcast on ham radio fulfilled

For Vietnam veteran John Nugent, who served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps, coming home to Newburgh, N.Y., meant some isolation, according to his son Chris, but his love of ham radio allowed him to reach out to other people throughout the world. “It was tough for him. The radio Read More …

Millennials Are Killing Ham Radio

I just wanted to write this to start the conversation in order to disrupt amateur radio’s status quo, in response to K0NR’s blog, “Is The Internet Destroying Amateur Radio?” This was a great analysis by Bob, and it really paints a picture of the current state of the hobby, including Read More …