Category Archives: HAM

The last call sign I’ll ever need

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I’ve previously blogged about why I wanted to get my amateur radio license.  Along the way, though, I changed my call sign several times. First I was KF7DGF On June 9, 2009, I passed the examination for an amateur radio Technician-class license.  The Federal Communications Commission assigned me a call… Read more »

Simulated emergency drill: very educational

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Scenario: A major earthquake has hit the San Juan Islands, resulting in a tsunami that pounded shorelines in the Puget Sound region. Power is out throughout much of the region, and radio and cell towers have toppled over. Many roads are impassable, and only military vehicles and helicopters have access… Read more »