Day: July 6, 2021

VOA video on portable ham radio and emergency communications

July 6, 2021

In this VOA Zimbabwe video, Raisa R1BIG explains how due to the antenna limitations at her apartment she operates portable amateur radio Amateur or ‘ham’ radio operators sometimes take their two-way radios to remote locations and talk to people around the world using battery power and portable antennas. As Mike O’Sullivan reports, they are making friends and […]

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Ham radio operators test the global system on Field Day.

July 6, 2021

Beginner radio aficionados, as they do every year on the fourth few days of June, assembled for Field Day in Bladen County at the “radio shack” of James T. Bryan. Novice Radio Relay League’s biggest yearly occasion regularly draws in excess of 40,000 members. The day carries attention to the study of beginner radio and […]

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