ham radio

Getting Started In Ham Radio

Getting Started In Ham Radio

Want a good overview of ham radio and how to get started?

Watch the video below.  It will answer a lot of questions, including “What Is Ham Radio?

There’s a lot to do in ham radio.  And lots of ham radio equipment.

Oh – by the way – it’s Amateur Radio – NOT Amature Radio LOL.

Learn about ham radio licenses and get started!

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Dayton Hamvention 2013

Dayton Hamvention 2013

The greatest show in the world on Ham Radio each year.
It happens in Dayton, Ohio in May.


Dayton Hamvention 2013 Hara Arena

About 24,000 folks show up from all around the world for eyeball QSOs, buy and sell equipment, make new friends, attend meetings, take their tests for new or upgraded tickets, and much, much more!

If you’ve never been to the Dayton Hamvention then get it on your calendar.

How about four main halls filled with vendors inside and about 2,000 flea market vendors outside.  If you can’t get it at Dayton it probably doesn’t exist…

New radios galore….





Amature Radio – Amateur Radio

Amature Radio – Amateur Radio


What gives?  A rose by any other name…is still a rose.

Amature Radio, Amateur Radio or Ham Radio?

amature radio - amateur radio

Amature Radio or Amateur Radio?


Now…I’m not part of the spelling police.  However, if you do a Google Search you’ll see hundreds, if not thousands, of posts and references to Amature Radio.

So what’s right?

Well, the correct spelling is NOT Amature Radio

but rather AMATEUR Radio.

But Ham Radio is still easier ;>)

Amateur Radio - Amature Radio

Amateur Radio

Ham Radio – Amateur Radio

What Is Ham Radio?

Ham Radio is many things to hundreds of thousands around the world.  You can have fun, provide communications in emergency situations, and learn and grow new technology solutions in electronics and radio communications.

Watch the video below and get a small glimpse about what answers that question:

What Is Ham Radio?