Sunday, March 25, 2012

Call Sign

In addition to being vintagetechobsessions, I now have an HAM Technician's license with the call sign


The gingercat will catch up soon enough.  We'll be considering radio options and will most likely start with a relatively low powered mobile.  I have to admit total Nerd excitement over the potential of using a 1 watt transmitter to control a quadrotor at long distances.  This radio thing may turn out to be fun!


  1. Congratulations!

    Now that you have your ticket Technicians also have some HF privileges if you know code so I hope to hear you on the air. Then there are repeaters liked on Echolnk and IRLP. Several of our county and adjacent county repeaters are on EchoLink.

    That picture would make a great QSL card.


  2. Oooh, coolness! I have this vague memory that HAM operators were crucial during some of the early NASA flights. And apparently they are still doing it! See and

  3. very cool. Wanting to copy Morse was what started me collecting typewriters!
    73 de AD7EU


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