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A Hamís Eye View: Ham radio, Engineering, and Scouting

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sheilahranaemathilde   12/1/2011 5:39:41 AM
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Abrahim   10/19/2011 1:06:10 PM
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this really brings back memories. i religiously attended my amateur radio classes to appear for the exam. i even recall returning back frm school and typing in my name on the home doorbell in Morse !!! pretty sad that these days i am yet to find a youngster who even thinks of dxing over spending hours on the net .. guess thts wht evolution is all about ..

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s56a   10/13/2011 9:19:37 AM
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My radio infatuation occured when our receiver failed and back cover was removed. Lot of magical components inside, some even glowing! Don't forget us Extremists, Doug! 73 de Mario, S56A, N1YU

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VK4TJ   10/12/2011 9:56:08 PM
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Yes, most certainly, ham radio routinely picks up signals from space. Most of the staff on the space station are hams. Further afield, we have something like 60 home-made satellites in orbit (not all still working!). If you google "Grote Reber", youll find that a ham pretty much kicked off the whole field of radio astronomy with a home-built dish.

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Luis Sanchez   10/12/2011 9:19:47 PM
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Pretty nice article. Nostalgic. I've never done something on Ham radio but it draws my attention. I think I have to give it a try sometime. Perhaps my kids would like to talk to people they don't know and are far away... I like the Contact movie, ham radio plays an important role there. It's all about discovering far away places. Excuse my question but, can a ham radio pick signals from outer space?

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radiomanwy9a   10/7/2011 10:47:44 AM
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Hey Doug. I'll be on the air (WY9A) as will my brother (K7FU) for JOTA. Hope to see you there. What's this about Heathkit? Really? Now I'm really getting excited. I've been suffering from Lackofheathkititus since they closed their doors many years ago. 73 de Ed WY9A

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clayga   10/6/2011 11:17:00 AM
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Actually, the Jsmboree will be using the internet (JOTI) as well as radio...

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no_longer_an_engineer   10/4/2011 7:29:16 PM
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WA2HOM, the ham radio station at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, will be on the air on Saturday from 1400Z - 2100Z, probably on 20m. Listen for us, especially if you have a group of Scouts sitting there with you. 73, Dan Romanchik, KB6NU http://www.kb6nu.com

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