Archive for December, 2006

FCC to Drop ALL Morse Code Examinations!

Friday, December 15th, 2006

Morse Code KeyAccording to the ARRL website, “In an historic move, the FCC has acted to drop the Morse code requirement for all Amateur Radio license classes. The Commission today adopted a Report and Order (R&O) in WT Docket 05-235.” Public Notice

The FCC said, “This change eliminates an unnecessary regulatory burden that may discourage current Amateur Radio operators from advancing their skills and participating more fully in the benefits of Amateur Radio”.

Technician class licensees will automatically receive the same operating privileges currently held by Technician Plus licensees who passed a 5 WPM exam.

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Episode 11 is On-The-Air

Saturday, December 9th, 2006

Episode 11 is On-The-Air ...

AmateurLogic.TV Episode 11 is now available for download.

Just in time, Tommy brings us some Cold Weather Photo Tip. Jim shows us a unique method for salvaging electronic components from PC boards. And George demonstrates the electric Dixie Cups and String, a quick and dirty intercom you can build from household items.

Plus we cover some viewer mail in this episode.

The show runs about 42 minutes.

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