The History of Ham Radio (Amateur Radio)

Amateur radio, also known as ham radio, is a wireless communication service used by enthusiasts around the world to talk to each other and to send and receive messages. It has been around for over a century and has a long and interesting history. Today, ham radio is a flexible activity; it is possible to … Read more

Radio Communications for Survivalists and Preppers

For many survivalists and preppers, communication is treated almost as an afterthought. They grab a cheap Baofeng and throw it in their backpack. How hard can a radio be to use? This guide will delve into the importance of radio communication in emergency and survival scenarios, the various types of radio communication devices, and how … Read more

Do I Need a License to Use a Two-Way Radio?

This question may be more complex than you might imagine. Then again, since radio frequencies and their use is managed by the government, maybe not 😉 I should start with a few disclaimers, the information I provide here is correct to the best of my knowledge for people in the  United States. I am not … Read more