Radio Antennas – Their Types and Uses

Radio Antennas – Their Types and Uses

  Radio antennas are the devices that are used to send and receive radio signals. Radio waves cover only a small part of the electromagnetic spectrum, which is made up of waves with varying wavelengths. It consists of long strips of aluminum that changes radio...
Arecibo Telescope in Trouble

Arecibo Telescope in Trouble

The U.S. National Science Foundation is accepting proposals from anyone who wants to take over operations. By Associated Press and Danica Coto Jan 25, 2017  The future of one of the world’s largest single-dish radio telescopes is in question after the U.S....

Ham Radio Antennas

  One of the most critical parts of a ham radio setup is the antenna. You can have the most expensive and the most powerful rig on the market today but your signal goes nowhere without a good properly setup antenna system. I will give you a basic introduction to...

Ham Radio Mobile Antenna Mount Considerations

  Mobile communications antennas come in all different sizes and shapes. They also are designed for operation on various frequencies usually divided into various communications services. Some the communications services include the business band, maritime mobile,...

Other Uses For Ham Radio Equipment

  Ham radio equipment can be used by people without amateur radio licenses as long as they do not transmit on any frequency they do not hold a valid FCC license for. For example, just about any amateur radio transceiver will have a high quality receiver. People...

Amateur Ham Radio Antennas

  There are many types of amateur radio antennas because licensed ham radio operators (Hams) have many bands and many thousands of possible frequencies they can use for two way radio communication. Most Hams today pass a simple examination which allows them to...