Ham-Astronauts Engaging in Series of Spacewalks; Two Heading Home Soon

International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 50 Commander Shane Kimbrough, KE5HOD, will take one more spacewalk on March 30 before he heads back to Earth in a Soyuz MS-02 vehicle on April 10, joined by crewmates Sergey Ryzhikov and Andrey Borisenko. Read More …

Amateur radio groups to send a balloon to the stratosphere and back

Many UC Berkeley students have sky-high ambitions, but this weekend some are going to new heights. Members of the East Bay Amateur Radio Club and UC Berkeley’s radio club are teaming up to launch a high-altitude balloon to near-space, and they are inviting the public to come Read More …

From our archives: Skaneateles ham radio operator aids journalist in Africa

Edward Paddock Morgan was a prominent journalist who reported for newspapers and television and radio services like PBS, ABC and CBS. He co‑anchored ABC’s television coverage of John F. Kennedy’s assassination and presidential nominating conventions. He also sat on the Read More …