Category Archives: Funny

Happy Thanksgiving: “Mike” on Ham Radio

Many thanks to Ray Novak for sharing this video from the ABC series Last Man Standing: Happy Thanksgiving to all (even if you’re not State side)! And, please, savor your ham. -K4SWL

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A ham club at a bacon festival: what’s not to like?

Many thanks to the Southgate ARC for bringing this to my attention: The Roanoke Times reports that radio hams were among those attending a bacon festival The newspaper says hams from the Roanoke Valley Amateur Radio Club, W4CA, showed up. “It’s the ham club at … Continue reading

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It’s CW time!

Well, sort of… With this clock, from DCI, you can read the time in Morse code. Not a bad deal at $27 US on Amazon.com.

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Amateur Radio & Velveeta Cheese make television debut

My guess? There must be a ham in the marketing department at Velveeta:

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CW on the pirate bands

Last night, I captured the pirate radio station Dit Dah Radio on 6,935 kHz (+/-) USB. I published the audio on my shortwave radio blog, The SWLing Post, where I post quite a lot of shortwave radio recordings. I’m well … Continue reading

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Just a reminder…

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