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Fox Hunting (hidden transmitters) is an activity where ham radio operators use radio direction finding techniques to locate one or more radio transmitters hidden within a designated search area! It requires skill and is lots of fun!
What radio (ham rig) should you start off with when you get your ham radio ticket?
There's still plenty of good radios on the used market. I have owned all the radios in this list and I go through some of my favorite radios that I have owned over the years.
Amateur Radio Operator numbers worldwide from data 2000 to 2022. This data has been collected from multiple data sources. Some records only go up to 2018, so data to 2022 has been filled in with growth trend data. The last known collection of total hams worldwide was taken by the IARU in 2000.
An update on the situation coming out of Tonga. A very large volcano has erupted disrupting satellite, communications and telephone networks. Electricity has also been affected. In this video I share the latest update on the ham radio communication efforts for disaster relief.
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