This is a program for those hams who have an interest in historical buildings. This program is known to call hams who want to show their interest and attention to the historical sites and contacting people.
SOTA is an amateur radio activity, which is specifically designed for shortwave enthusiasts. Hams are awarded based on their contribution and score earned. Today, SOTA is one of the most popular activities among amateur radio operators.
Amateur Radio has been an awesome hobby as well as a service for millions across the globe. Several organizations are working in different countries to ensure that its craze never falls down; therefore, many activities and contests are developed for hams.
Emergency Operation is one of the basic, yet important operations of Amateur Radio. There are two types of emergency operation services in amateur radio. First service is ARES (ARRL Arm of Emergency Service), and the second one is RACES (The Government body of amateur emergency service).
QRP – low power operating is one of the most popular ham radio activities in which a ham operates at low power output of up to 5W. Connecting to other stations at such a low power is a challenge for a ham, but on the other side, it is an interesting activity for hobbyist as well.
There was a time when transceivers only had buttons to control their functioning. Radio amateurs have given the term Computer Aided Transceiver (CAT) to a very specific device. With that CAT interface, the time has changed. You may need a USB to RS232 adapter to connect your PC to a CAT device.
Ham Radio contesting is a radio sport in which hams participate in a competition to score as much as they can to secure a winning position. In this competition, a ham radio operator has to contact other amateur radio stations within a given time scale.
DXing is a process of searching, listening and operating far ham radio stations. These are the radio stations that are far away, making it hard for a DXer (a person who does Dxing) to find and operate such a station.
Today, we will take you through an overview of Amateur radio activities so that you can get a deeper idea about this radio, its functioning, and more. Before we move ahead, let us first take you back with an overview of this radio.
Understanding the different modes of Digital Voice gives an amateur a clear picture of the bandwidth and transmission rate used by the digital voice mode. It also helps them understand which mode is easier to start with and which should be experienced later on.