The Next Generation of Hams

Video talk by Ward Silver N0AX about the next generation of radio amateurs, given at the TAPR/ARRL Digital Comunications Conference (DCC) Whatever ham radio rut you’re stuck in — ragchewing on 75, DX on 20, the daily commute on a repeater — it’s good to listen to Ward Silver N0AX to break Read More …

World Amateur Radio Day on April 18 Marks IARU’s 92nd Anniversary

World Amateur Radio Day (WARD) on Tuesday, April 18, will mark the 92nd anniversary of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU), and radio amateurs around the world will take to the airwaves to celebrate the day in 1925 that the IARU was formed in Paris. “Celebrating Amateur Radio’s Contribution to Read More …

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 electronic parts at the annual Cabin Fever Hamfest sponsored by Read More …

Coquitlam amateur radio operator to take to the airwaves at Vimy Ridge

A Coquitlam man will play a unique role next month at the 100th anniversary commemorative services at Vimy Ridge, France. Between April 1 and 9, Keith Witney and 13 other Canadians — as well as two French citizens — will run an amateur radio station near the historic battleground to Read More …