Historic NSS Call Sign to be Reactivated for First Time in More than 40 Years

Operators from the US Naval Academy Radio Club (W3ADO) and the Potomac Valley Radio Club (W3GRF) will reactivate the historic NSS call sign on May 13-14 during the Armed Forces Day Crossband Military/Amateur Radio Communications Test. Operation from the former NSS Naval Radio Station site on Greenbury Point in Annapolis, 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 passion to be “hams.” “There has been a tremendous amount Read More …

Tornados visit Hampton Roads

Something we don’t have happen often happened today in the Southside Hampton Roads area: Tornados.  I’m not sure the number of funnel clouds reported but we experienced a lot of structural damage throughout the area. Thankfully, no loss of life.   Just a reminder to always be prepared. As amateur Read More …