For These Vets, Amateur Radio Remains Alive – Wall Street Journal (blog)


Wall Street Journal (blog) For These Vets, Amateur Radio Remains Alive Wall Street Journal (blog) Satellites killed the military radio star operator long ago, but military veterans keep the art alive in competitions testing their ability to bounce…

Source: blogs.wsj.com

Despite some comments about the “antiquated communications systems” used by amateur radio operators, this “Wall Street Journal” article about the World Radiosport Championship and the veterans participating in the international contest is well-written and does a pretty good job of explaining how knowledge of the “electromagnetic spectrum” enables hams to communicate with fellow operators across the globe.  The tone of the article is positive and brings a human touch to the event.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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