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ham radio

[¦ham ′rād·ē·ō]
(electronics)
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The National Parks on the Air event uses ham radio to explore parks in a unique, scientific way.
Rosenfeld, an electrical engineer by day who earned his license 30 years ago, called ham radio "a hobby with a greater purpose.
During Tropical Storm Isaac and Hurricane Sandy, embassy wardens used the system to provide weather observations and situation reports to the post and others via ham radio.
It has set up an IRC for people who can help with ham radio transmissions from Egypt.
My first overseas assignment was to Vietnam in 1965, where I was disappointed to find that ham radio was prohibited by wartime restrictions.
Amateur radio, or ham radio, is a hobby that has captivated the interest of countless thousands since its inception around 1898.
As Hating describes, these essential benefits of ham radio were most likely to be touted by the hams themselves and their organizations such as the American Radio Relay League.
It's mostly what I've done in 40 years of ham radio operating.
This reference contains about 16,000 entries covering the fields of telecommunications, satellite communications, marine communications, radar and military communications, avionics, electronics, computers, the Internet, radio and television broadcasting, fiber optics communications, information technology, remote sensing, cellular networks, specialized mobile radio, and ham radio.
As a world celebrity, Arnold Schwarzenegger must have taken note that there are two million ham radio operators in Japan, in addition to the millions of hams worldwide with the capability of listening in to his fitness remarks.
In the past, ham radio operators have stepped in during local disasters.
experienced a major power outage, ham radio operators throughout the city contacted each other, Penman recounted.