Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 275

Amateur Radio Weekly

NASA needs Ham Radio help during eclipse
It will be a fun, friendly event with a competitive element.

Is this the origin of the term “Ham” Radio?
The timing (1895) and the context (railroad telegraphy) seem about right.
SolderSmoke Daily News

Digital Library of Amateur Radio and Communications is a treasure trove
A grant from a private foundation has enabled the Internet Archive to scan and index a trove of Ham Radio publications, including the old Callbooks, 73 Magazine, and more.

TikTok Hams: Glam Ham
Learn about Ham Radio with Glam Ham #NW6S #licensed #safety #offgrid #comms

The mysterious MZV72 station
Is it a pirate or a military cadet station?

The Google Earth Repeaters Overlay Project
The Google Earth Repeaters Overlay Project for the entire United States and Territories.

Bouvet Island DXpedition wraps up
The team concluded operations with around 19,000 contacts logged.

Reaching new heights with telescoping masts
It’s simple to install and reasonably inexpensive to purchase, offering an alternative to a tower for supporting a modest antenna.


Parks on the Air Plaque Event contest
The event is scheduled to take place over 48 hours on June 3-4. Interview with POTA founder and president Jason Johnston, W3AAX.

Mobile Winlink with the Xiegu X6100
Use Winlink email over radio from your vehicle.
LB0FI Norwegian Hamventures

How toroids work
Watch to learn more about toroids and how they work.
David Casler

How to apply for grants from ARDC
Tap your rich uncle to fund your Amateur Radio dreams.

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One Response to “Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 275”

  • John Sakowich W4FBL:

    You may want to rethink this tiktok stuff
    It is run and owned by CHINA!!!!!!!!!!!! The government at this time is getting rid
    of tiktok from all government phones and computers.
    This is not good so do your homework and pay attention

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