At that time, the magazine was headquartered in Brooklyn, New York. The magazine was a pioneer promoter of SSB, FM, solid-state, easy construction projects, and the marriage of personal computing and amateur radio. His interest in microcomputing led Green to found several of the early personal computing magazines, including "Desktop Computing", Kilobaud Microcomputing, and 80 Micro, among others.
A number of phonetic alphabets exist. The NATO version is most common and can be considered to be the "international" phonetic alphabet. Main articles: morse codeWikipedia:Morse code.
FUNcube-1 is a complete educational single unit CubeSat satellite with the goal of enthusing and educating young people about radio, space, physics and electronics. It is part of a program which aims to launch more of these educational CubeSats. As part of its mission, FUNcube-1 carries a materials science experiment, from which the school students can receive telemetry data and which they can compare to the results they obtained from similar reference experiments in the classroom.
An amateur radio operator is someone who uses equipment at an amateur radio station to engage in two-way personal communications with other amateur operators on radio frequencies assigned to the amateur radio service. Amateur radio operators have been granted an amateur radio license by a governmental regulatory authority after passing an examination on applicable regulations, electronics, radio theory, and radio operation. As a component of their license, amateur radio operators are assigned a call sign that they use to identify themselves during communication.
In California, volunteers save lives as part of their involvement in an emergency communications network. And at the scene of a traffic accident on a Chicago freeway, a ham calls for help by using a pocket-sized hand-held radio. This unique mix of fun, public service, and convenience is the distinguishing characteristic of amateur radio.
Zero sunspots but working DX on FT8! There are many ham radio opinion blogs on the Internet that strongly or sometimes sarcastically take one or the other stance. Some think it will kill amateur radio and others believe that such innovations give the hobby new life.
Morse code abbreviations are used to speed up Morse communications by foreshortening textual words and phrases. Morse abbreviations are short forms representing normal textual words and phrases formed from some fewer characters borrowed from the words or phrases being abbreviated. From until well into the second half of the 20th century, commercial telegraphic code books were used to shorten telegrams, e.
It was known for its strong emphasis on technical articles and for the lengthy editorials in each issue by its founder and publisher, Wayne Green. The first issue of 73 was published in October from Green's business offices in BrooklynNew York. Sessions also authored many books on the subject of amateur radio, and designed many of the how-to projects included in the magazine.
Forgot Password? InJames Clerk Maxwell presented his theory of the electromagnetic field. In Guglielmo Marconi communicated across the Atlantic with a radio device using high power and giant antennas.
Amateur radioalso known as ham radiois the use of radio frequency spectrum for purposes of non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, private recreation, radiosportcontestingand emergency communication. The term "amateur" is used to specify "a duly authorised person interested in radioelectric practice with a purely personal aim and without pecuniary interest;"  either direct monetary or other similar reward and to differentiate it from commercial broadcastingpublic safety such as police and fireor professional two-way radio services such as maritime, aviation, taxis, etc. The amateur radio service amateur service and amateur-satellite service is established by the International Telecommunication Union ITU through the Radio Regulations.