Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Ham Radio? Do They Still Do That?
Ham Radio? Do They Still Do That?
Ham Radio? Do They Still Do That?
Ham Radio? Do They Still Do That?
Ham Radio? Do They Still Do That?
Ham Radio? Do They Still Do That?
Ham Radio? Do They Still Do That?
Ham Radio? Do They Still Do That?
Ham Radio? Do They Still Do That?
Ham Radio? Do They Still Do That?
Ham Radio? Do They Still Do That?
Ham Radio? Do They Still Do That?
Ham Radio? Do They Still Do That?
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Ham Radio? Do They Still Do That?

2,514

Published on

When I tell people that I'm an amateur radio operator, I often get asked, "Ham radio? Do they still do that?" The answer is, "Yes, of course, we still do that." Ham radio is alive and well, and as …

When I tell people that I'm an amateur radio operator, I often get asked, "Ham radio? Do they still do that?" The answer is, "Yes, of course, we still do that." Ham radio is alive and well, and as vital as ever.

0 Comments
8 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
2,514
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
13
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
42
Comments
0
Likes
8
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Ham Radio:Do They Still Do That?Dan Romanchik, KB6NUE-mail: cwgeek@kb6nu.com, Website: KB6NU.ComMay 5, 2013
  • 2. Of course, we still do that!Amateur radio is more popular than ever.There are now more than 700,000 licensedradio amateurs in the U.S.There are more than 2 million amateur radiooperators around the world.
  • 3. Isn’t ham radio oldtechnology?NO!
  • 4. Modern Tech a Big Partof Ham Radio✴Digital signal processing (DSP)✴Raspberry PI applications✴Software technology makes “digitalmodes” possible✴Integration with Internet technology
  • 5. A Modern Radio
  • 6. What Do Hams Do?We Talk to One Another!✴Morse Code✴Radiotelephone (voice)✴Television - fast scan, slow scan✴Digital Modes - RTTY, HSMM, PSK
  • 7. What Do Hams Do?We Build Stuff✴Experimentation has always been a partof amateur radio✴Wide variety of kits still available✴Antennas✴Software
  • 8. What Do Hams Do?Something for Everyone✴Public Service/Emergency Comm✴Contests✴DXers✴Awards/Certificates✴QRP✴Vintage Radio - Glow Bugs
  • 9. Getting a License✴ Three Classes of Licenses:TechnicianGeneralExtra✴ NO CODE EXAM!✴Free study guide at KB6NU.Com
  • 10. Ham Radio in SE MIMany local amateur radio clubsThe clubs conduct a wide variety ofactivities including classes, operatingevents, public service activities.Find a Club: www.arrl.org/find-a-club
  • 11. Ham Radio at theHands-On Museum- Permanent ham radiostation, currently operatingon 40m, 20m, 15m and 10SW bands- Regular classes and otheractivities- Website: www.wa2hom.org
  • 12. YES...We still do that!It’s a technically-challenging hobby for allages.It not only provides technical challenges,but offers opportunities for public service.It’s a lot of fun!

×