ARRL’s President Addresses Hamcon 2016

Seven years ago I first had the honor of meeting K5UR at the Rocky Mountain Division gathering in Taos. Rick Roderick was an ARRL vice president in those days and his message still resonates: Relevant, Resilient, Ready. He touched on those points and many more in an inspiring address at the…

WWI Ingenuity

Beyond the horrors of interrogation and torture, lack of information about what’s happening on the outside is was a huge challenge for prisoners of war during World War II. Here’s how POW’s kept informed by  making their own radios while in captivity.

The RCA 807 turns 80

Those of us who grew up in the 50s and 60s lusted after the early Chevrolet Corvettes and Ford Thunderbirds, two seaters that melded performance and style into an irresistible combination. Not as versatile, or powerful as some of the later, more refined models, but inspiring none the less, firing…