Ham Radio for Beginners, part 2

What are “meters”? You often hear Ham Operators refer to “2 meters” or “10 meters” when talking about radio frequencies and bands.  “Meters” in this usage means exactly what it sounds like: meters as a form of measurement.  A meter is a metric measurement of length, slightly longer than a yard.  When talking about radio […] Read more »

Ham Radio for Beginners, part 1

I’ve decided to write a series of posts that explains the basics of Amateur Radio; how to get started, the terms used, explanations of the hobby and why it is still so popular, etc. If you have any basic questions, feel free to comment on this post or any subsequent posts. The main question I’m […] Read more »