Category Archives: How to Become a HAM

UTC Time Conversion Chart

UTC EDT/AST CDT/EST MDT/CST PDT/MST PST 0000* 2000 1900 1800 1700 1600 0100 2100 2000 1900 1800 1700 0200 2200 2100 2000 1900 1800...

Net Control Training Manual

There have been many HAMs I have spoken with lately who tell me they never received any Net Control training. I was fortunate enough...

Signal Strength & Reports

Terms The term “full quieting” in ham radio usually signifies a good quality signal on a repeater or FM transmission – it means that...

International Phonetics

The following are the phonetics which we use in amateur radio. You are likely to hear all kinds of craziness when we are in...

International Q Codes

Ever wonder what those HAM guys are saying when they say QSY or many of those other Q things they say? Well here is...

Ham Radio Terms

Not all of these are exclusively HAM, but they are terms HAMs should know and be aware of. 73 – Ham lingo for “best...

How do you become a HAM

All you ever wanted, and maybe didn’t want to know. To become a HAM or Amateur Radio Operator you must hold an amateur FCC...