Month: April 2021
Amateur Radio Qualification, You Can Learn From The Comfort Of Your Sofa.
The COVID-19 crisis has forced education systems worldwide to find alternatives to face-to-face instruction. As a result, online teaching and learning have been used by teachers and students on an […]
Why you should get your Ham Radio License?
With most of us leading super busy lives, the idea of volunteer with your local amateur radio club – giving your time and energy to a cause without financial reward – […]
Used Ham Gear For Sale: Craigslist Isn’t the Place to Buy.
Beyond the fact that sites like Craigslist generally are riddled with scams and advertisers, it’s important to for the most part understand where actually your used amateur radio kind of […]
This Emergency Amateur Radio group remains largely unknown and usually stumbled upon in the moment of crisis?
The use of MARS remains a largely unknown or niche capability, one that is usually stumbled upon by planners in the moment of crisis and then poorly implemented. Maj. Brian […]
What is the best two way radio for emergency communications?
Many people would say that the CB radio craze of the 1970s and Ham radio became obsolete when mobile cell phones became commonplace in homes and cars throughout North America. […]
A New Ham’s Trial By Fire, During A Flood.
Interview’s Transcript: Today in the last wire podcast we’re joined with Ed, whiskey four echo Mike Bravo from Tennessee. Welcome to the show, Ed. Hey, thank you very much, John. […]
Is that free tower worth it?
They pop up all the time on Kijiji, craigslist or posted on Facebook club sites. Someone has a free tower that they want to be taken down. At the heart […]
Is the Baofeng GT-5R, the radio we all wanted – right price, legal, and with increased quality?
Do you remember when the first Chinese radio Baofeng UV-5R, which started flooding the country? Do you remember your first Baofeng UV-5R, it has been much maligned and touted as […]
What Amateur Radio Chest Packs should You Purchase?
The Last Wire Podcast explores radio chest pack for emergency communications. There are a ton of Radio chest packs on the market — so how do you know which one […]