Monthly Archives: December 2011

Straight Key Night


Fancy using just a straight key for contacts? ARRL runs this event every year on January 1st, for rules and regulations, here’s the link.


The DIY Magic of Amateur Radio

New video promoting amateur radio from ARRL.

Magazine Archives

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73 Magazine

All issues of 73 Magazine from 1960-2003 are freely available for download…pdf, text, Kindle, etc:

Also, the index and additional information is available.

Ham Radio Magazine Online

Link to Ham Radio magazine online.

50th Anniversary of OSCAR 1

Wow, doesn’t seem that long ago. There is a link in the ARRL article to a sound file from OSCAR 1.

ARRL 10 Meter Contest

2011 10 Meter Contest

10 meters has been hot lately, and this wekend will be no different. With the 10 meter contest in full swing, you will be able to work many stations that you wouldn’t dream of making contacts with just a year or two ago. Here are the rules. Have fun.