Ham Radio Contesting

  Everybody knows that the so called “BIG GUNS” will win the contest, but you will have fun even if you come in the 9999th . When “Hams” (Amateur Radio Operators) talk about the Big Guns, they are talking about the radio station that...

Space Station Deploys Five CubeSats

10/04/2012 Five research CubeSats – all with Amateur Radio communication systems – were successfully deployed from the International Space Station beginning around 1430 UTC today. The satellites were launched from the Kibo station module using a specially equipped...
Extra Class License

Extra Class License

Upgrade from the General Class License.   Exam Requirement: 50-question Extra written exam (Element 4). License Privileges: All Amateur band privileges.   General licensees may upgrade to Extra Class by passing a 50-question multiple-choice examination. No...