I Am a Ham Radio Operator

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    my mom's dad taught my dad

    when they got married, and now i have my license....my dad is so happy :) (plus i love the kits!!)
    kinkystapler kinkystapler
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 3, 2015

    I DO NOT have a licence

    or a radio yet. can someone teach me? what's the best way to install a mobile antenna without ruining the car roof? no mag mount. does ham transmit radio to radio, or dies it have to hit skip?
    ZombieKillerguy ZombieKillerguy
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jan 12, 2016

    Hi I'm A Licencee

    Hi All, I've been a licensed Radio operator for about 3-4 years and my Call is M3ZCA but i'm hardly ever on both my mum and dad are licensed too my dads call is G1YFF he did the two repeaters @ Wickhambrook EA and EZ I was the first person to use EA. Thats all 4 now M3ZCA
    m3zca m3zca
    13-15, M
    Feb 20, 2011

    I Remember Heath Kits From High School

    i did years ago have a novie ticket and have thoguht many times of getting back in to it justthe thought of taking those test agian have stopped me
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Mar 22, 2012

    I've Held My License Since I Was 17 Years Old

    I was actually into radio and electronics since I was 13. I built my first Heathkit at that age, an MM1 V.O.M. kit. I've built many Heathkits before they stopped making electronic kits in the late 1980's (actually Heath is now back in the kit business in a small way). I built...
    TetsuwanAtom TetsuwanAtom
    56-60, M
    1 Response Mar 21, 2012


    Hi my call is M3ZCA (I forgot the password for my other account but i am the same person Thats all 4 now S 465
    deleted deleted
    Mar 1, 2011

    I Am Not.....but My Husband Is

    I am not really a ham....But my husband is....   He was the West Coast Ground Station for 6 of the SAREX shuttle flights....I am sure that the old hams out there know what that is...   It was where ethe school kids would talk to the shuttle when it was up....and the...
    singer1960 singer1960
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Jun 6, 2009

    I Am A Ham

      I've been licence for almost 30 yrs. I've seen a lot of changes (not always for the best). However one thing it does is expand your circle of friends and I think that is important. In this day of rush,rush & I want it yesterday, taking time out to chat with...
    deleted deleted
    Oct 8, 2009

    An Old Philco TV

    I have a 1951 Philco TV which has been in my family since before I was born. It is now in my house and I am thinking about restoring it. I am wondering if it is worth completely restoring or if I should just redo the cabinet and keep it as a piece of furniture. If I do completely...
    JoeDX JoeDX
    66-70, M
    1 Response Apr 27, 2013

    Finally Found The Time

    Ever since I was a kid I was taken with ameteur radio. The neighbor down the block had a tower with a large beam antenna. He was friendly and talked up his radio hobby. That planted the seed. I used radio to communicate, first in Vietman and later in law enforcement, but never...
    pakettle pakettle
    70+, M
    1 Response Dec 6, 2012
    n1uoj n1uoj
    51-55, M
    Feb 17, 2016
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