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Here are some great hobby radio gift ideas, ranging from radios themselves, to books, to the perfect radio-related vacation, everything you need to transmit a bit of holiday cheer. di-di-di-dit dah-dah-dah di-di-di-dit dah-dah-dah di-di-di-dit dah-dah-dah. Radios When looking for radios, I really like Universal Radio. They have comprehensive descriptions of... Read more »

It’s the holiday season, and if you’re stuck in an airport, this is a great opportunity to have some ham radio fun! You can listen to air traffic of flights as they take off and land. I find this amusing because it’s like listening to a live airport reality TV... Read more »

Today is the first North American SOTA (Summits on the Air) Activity Day. Ham radio operators across North America will be hiking up mountain tops to activate summits by setting up portable radios to make contacts. You can join in and activate your own summit, visit here for more details.... Read more »

Usually I write about ham radio. But looking at communication devices of the future from the past, I thought it would be fun to have a Star Trek: The Original Series Bluetooth communicator for a cell phone. I worked with Dave Clausen to hack one together from a toy Star... Read more »

Fall is the perfect time for hiking, it's not too hot and not too cold. Last weekend I took a day trip to hike up High Mountain in New Jersey and activate SOTA summit W2/NJ008. It's really easy to set up an HF portable radio and not a whole lot... Read more »

Today is the 140th birthday of Hiram Percy Maxim the "Father of Organized Amateur Radio." Maxim was founder of the ARRL and a known inventor and tinkerer creating gliders, automobiles, and acoustic silencers. Maxim had 59 patents issued in his name. Read more »

There’s plenty of fun to be had with ham radio even if you don’t have a license. You can get a handheld radio to listen in on what’s going on while you are out and about or get a base station/desktop radio. You can listen to activities on local repeaters.... Read more »