Ham Radio

The idea of a portable ham radio station satisfies the needs of the Ham Radio hobbyist and the use of Amateur Radio for communications in times of emergency. The hobbyist may enjoy making contacts with other Hams from remote locations. It doesn't matter what the motivation, the convenience of having all your radio equipment stored [...]

It had been many years, decades in fact since I gave any thought to becoming an amateur radio operator, a ham. It always seemed to be too much in the way of rules, regulations, and electronic theory to learn, but the clincher that kept me away from taking the ham radio test and most likely [...]