Category Archives: HAM Radio

August 6, 2016 – Roanoke HamFest

  Fellow Hams: Please find attached the 2 page flyer for the Roanoke Valley Amateur Radio Club Hamfest this August 6, Saturday, at William Byrd High School. The times are from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM with admission $6.00.The following are the vendors for this year with a new vendor that is an authourized dealer… Read More »

Virginia Repeaters

I wish there were a way to sort by coverage of the repeaters. But for now this will have to do. I find over 127 active repeaters in the commonwealth. Click Here to view the map One of the best sites around is Repeater Book. You can sort by 2M, 70cm or more. If you… Read More »

Getting Your Amateur Radio License

Getting your Amateur (HAM) Technicians License is easy. Really. Does it require study? Yes. YOU could EASILY study over a week and pass. There were some things I had trouble with. But you are only going to get 1 question from each of the 35 sections. So you can skip 1 or 2 sections if… Read More »