Ancient 30 year old CARS video discovered!

A little while back an ancient piece of CARS history was discovered on a compact disc. 30 years ago… Field Day 1988.Thanks to the miracle of modern computers, this footage has been converted to modern video formats and has been uploaded to w4car.org for all to enjoy! Take a look Read More …

ARISS Moves Closer to Launching New Radio System to Space Station

Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) reports it has met a major milestone and now is “one giant step” closer to flying its new interoperable radio system to the International Space Station. Eventual plans call for installing a new JVC Kenwood TM-D710GA-based radio system on the station as Read More …

Is the “HT Trap” Slowing our Hobby’s Growth?

Get two or more Hams together and the topic of our hobby’s growth—or lack thereof—will eventually come up. Some among our ranks are convinced we are doomed. Kids nowadays prefer Pinterest, YouTube and iPhones to DX, DSP and D-Star. Scan a hamfest crowd and it looks like a Grecian Formula Read More …