June 28, 2022

This Week in Amateur Radio

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‘HAMS’ Observe Kansas’ Birthday

Members of the Santa Fe Trail Amateur Radio Club Jan. 29 joined fellow member and former Gardner businessman Del Sawyer at a vintage camper parked on property in Edgerton he owns for a special event celebrating the 161st anniversary of the admission of Kansas to the Union as the 34th state.
Over a period of six hours, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., licensed amateur radio operators, or “hams,” used the high-tech equipment inside the trailer to make contact with as many stations as they could to let those on the receiving end of their transmissions know that dear ol’ Kansas, the Sunflower State, was having another birthday that very day.

Transmissions using the club call sign of KS0KS were accomplished through one of two modes, voice or CW (continuous wave), which is Morse code.

Read more – Gardner News: https://bit.ly/3BhXOez