Ham Radio

Explore the fascinating hobby of ham radio and connect with people around the world. Learn about the equipment, techniques, and communities that make ham radio a thrilling and rewarding endeavor.
Things Baofeng UV-5R Radio can do for you. Shortwave Radio, Emergency Radio, Two Way Radio, Radio Frequency, Fm Radio, Mobile Ham Radio, Amateur Radio, Radio Antenna, Communication Radio

What is the de facto prepper ham radio? The Baofeng UV-5R radio. I know, I know – the purists within the ham radio community scoff, but there is a world of a difference between the ham radio community and the prepper community. There’s overlap, to be sure, but the two communities are not the same. #baofenguv5rradio #BaofengRadio #BaofengUV-5R

Paul Hughes
Baofeng Bf-f8hp, Handheld Ham Radio, Ham Radio Kits, Portable Ham Radio, Ham Radio License, Radio Code, Radio Scanners, Radio Equipment, Ham Radio Equipment

As you’re probably aware, communications right before, during and after a disaster will be critical to getting out o dodge, finding family members, or helping others stay alive. With the Internet, cell-phone towers and potentially even satellites being down, you may have to rely on HAM radio and other two-way radio services to send and ... Read more

Emergency Preparedness, Survival Skills, Emergency Radio, Survival Prepping, Communication Radio, Wilderness Survival, How To Plan, Radio Communication, Survival

A while back, Dan KB6NU noted the increasing number of preppers getting involved in ham radio. Preppers are people who are actively preparing for emergencies, natural disasters and disruption of social order. In our Technician license course, we’ve noticed an increase in the number of people identifying themselves as preppers. Of course, amateur (ham) radio has a long history of emergency service and disaster preparedness. Continue reading When All Else Fails or SHTF?→

Scott Gentles
Camping, Gadgets, Ideas, Ham Radio Repeaters, Radio Communication, Communication Radio, Emergency Radio, Ham Radio Antenna, Two Way Radio

Ham Radio is a great hobby for those who love to talk on the radio. Whether you like talking to your family and friends or you want to make new connections, ham radio is an excellent way of doing so. In this article, we will discuss three different ranges, with some tips on how far each one can reach as well as what kind of equipment you need to use them effectively.

Introduction to APRS- the Automated Packet Reporting System | KB9VBR J-Pole Antennas Emergency Radio, Radio Kit, Radio Communication, Ham Radio Equipment, Radio Antenna, Mobile Ham Radio, Ham Radio Antenna, Cb Radio, Ham Radio Kits

The Automated Packet Reporting Service is a digital real time communications system to share tactical information and messages. The most common activity in APRS is to plot the location of moving objects using GPS information, but APRS can also be used for short messaging, weather station telemetry, announcements, and displaying objects on a map. The […]

Joshua Terry

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