Amateur Radio, Freedom and Privacy

Should Amateur (Ham) Radio Operators Submit to Distracted Driving Laws?

Should ham radio operators be treated as cell phone users and ticked for using their radios in the car?   ++ SHORT VERSION ++ No. They shouldn’t. =================== ++ EXTENDED VERSION ++ Unlike cell phones, radios are simple devices with big buttons.  While looking at the road,  you grab this big dangling mic thing (think truck driver saying “breaker breaker…

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Amateur Radio

Morse Code in Music

As a licensed and active amateur radio operator, I started learning morse code a few months back.  My reasoning is that it’s like audible brail – why would I not want to learn that?  If I was fluent at it I could communicate effectively without words… Anyway, my buddy Joe found this video on youtube which actually caught me off…

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