Category Archives: Ham Radio

Ways To Get Your own HAM Radio License Within 7 Days

The HAM Radio license, it appears, is one of the most significant prepping mysteries. Communications will be very necessary for any kind of calamity, be it a local disaster, a regional event like Katrina, or even an all out grid down event. I myself dropped prey to the notion that getting a license was scheduled to those who didn’t have friends and lived in their mother’s basements. Heck, the earlier requirement of understanding Morse Code has been sufficient to turn me aside. Thankfully, Continue reading

A Step by Step guide for HAM Radio Hobby

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Amateur or the Ham  radio is meant to be a means of communication for the public while being a fun hobby at the same time. The word “Ham” seems ambiguous sometimes because of its unknown origin with respect to this amazing service but it is widely accepted, though. Some people take it as a nickname for the Amateur radio operators while the others use it in a negative sense. Hams have their unique motives  to pursue this hobby but the things that unite them are know-how of the radio technology, strict adherence to the rules of the service and decent way of operating over the network.

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So what QSL card actually means?

Part of the fun of amateur radio is collecting cards, called QSL cards, from other amateurs that you’ve msde contact with on the radio. Some people like to collect stamps form various parts of the world but hams collect QSLs. If you are also a stamp collector you will find that often a card comes from a distant country with an interesting stamp on the envelope. Continue reading