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Bypassing the Internet Kill Switch

January 30, 2011

Nearly 100 years ago, in the middle of the Atlantic, Jack Phillips began sending out CQD, the international distress signal, over wireless. Phillips was a wireless operator aboard the RMS Titantic which had struck an iceberg a couple of hours earlier. Since then, radio has been responsible for saving countless lives and providing information and […]

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Ham Radio Operators are Heroes in Oregon

December 6, 2007

We all know the impact that Ham radio can have in emergencies, but that often slips by the public and the authorities. Not so in Oregon, where a day after getting inundated with torrential rains and winds and suffering from the usual calamities those cause, Oregon’s Governor called the local Ham radio operators heroes. When […]

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