How To Get A Ham Radio License – General Class Test

[google1]On May 21, 2011 I witnessed fine execution of the final step in the process of getting a general class FCC ham radio license.  Three people came to St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin to take – and pass – the ham radio license exam.  All three passed.  And … Continue reading

A Nice Little Disaster – A Ham Radio Operator’s Experience

Ham radio operators that train with ARES (Amateur Radio Emergency Services)  and RACES (Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services) do so for many reasons.  One is to use their skills and equipment when others are in need.  While the training can be a lot of fun, it is also quite serious.  … Continue reading

Ham Radio & A Pasty!

What could possibly be better than a day off of work, ham radio and a pasty?  For those of you that are not former Yoopers (from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula) a pasty is a sort of meat pie sort of like a chicken pot pie without the gravy and metal tin … Continue reading

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