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Personal Survival Kit for Ham Radio operators

In times of crisis and natural disasters, amateur radio is often used as a means of emergency communication when wireline, cell phones and other conventional means of communications fail. Unlike commercial systems, Amateur radio is usually independent of terrestrial facilities that can fail. It is dispersed throughout a community without “choke points” such as cellular telephone sites that can be overloaded. Amateur radio operators ….  Read More

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Own QSL Card Designing

what is QSL Card? A QSL card is a written confirmation of either a two-way radiocommunication between two amateur radio stations; a one-way reception of a signal from an AM radio, FM radio, television or shortwave broadcasting station; or the reception of a two-way radiocommunication by a third party listener. A typical QSL card is the same size and made from the same material as a typical postcard, ….  Read More

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Understanding Morse Code

What is Morse Code Morse code is a method used in telecommunication to encode text characters as standardized sequences of two different signal durations, called dots and dashes or dits and dahs. Morse code is named for Samuel Morse, an inventor of the telegraph. The International Morse Code encodes the 26 English letters A through Z, some  small set of punctuation and procedural signals (prosigns). There is no distinction between upper ….  Read More