Happy Monday! Congratulations to Friday’s winners Dan for winning the Power Vivid® BR30 LED Bulb Bright White – Dimmable, Phillip Ellis for winning the SoftSpeaker™ Pillow Speaker and Bob Wilkins for winning the GeoBulb®-II LED Light Bulb True Color. Congratulations to Saturday’s winners Elaine Garfield for winning the Senta Ally Bluetooth® Stereo Speaker w/ FM, […]
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C. Crane’s 30 Year Anniversary- 30 Days of Giveaways, Day 18!
Congratulations to yesterday’s winners Rich Miller for winning the CC Solar Observer AM/FM/Weather Windup Emergency Radio and Daniel H. for winning the GeoBulb®-3 LED Light Bulb (Warm White). Today’s Blog Topic is: If you could be any animal for a day, what animal would you be? Today’s giveaways are the SoftSpeaker™ Pillow Speaker, the Power […]
With radio, you will never get a busy signal!
“Stop all runners on the course.” Was the message heard over radio frequencies across the 26 mile course of the 2013 Boston Marathon. Nearly 150 amateur radio operators were present on this day assisting in communication and emergency efforts at the first aid stations of the marathon. Whether it’s a natural or man-made disaster radio […]
Participate in the Madness and Find Out the Best Ways to Hear NCAA Men’s Basketball on the Radio
If you’re looking for a way to hear the NCAA Men’s basketball tournament play leading up to the Final Four and championship game, there are various radio options available from local AM and FM stations, to the Internet, and even satellite radio. Read the full article by the talented Corey Deitz on the About.com Radio […]
A Radio Show of Solutions and Support for YOU!
A Radio Show of Solutions and Support for YOU! Interview of Kira Reginato- President of Living Ideas For Elders Q: You work in Eldercare Management but you also have a radio show, Call Kira About Aging! What got you interested in radio and why a radio show exploring eldercare issues? A: I never dreamt of doing […]
Fun with Radio Waves – By Gordon West, WB6NOA
Radio waves are invisible and travel at the speed of light. We are surrounded by harmless radio waves, sent out from TRANSMITTERS aboard satellites as well as those tall antenna towers you see on the horizon. Because radio waves rapidly decrease in intensity with the square of the distance traveled, we are safe from this […]
The Importance of HAM (Amateur) Radio – By Tim Carter, Ask the Builder
Recently I was once again on the tallest peak in the Northeast – Mt. Washington. I was on my ham radio operating at the finish line of the Newton’s Revenge bicycle race up the mountain. As you can see from the photo, it was a little windy and foggy up at the top. Every now and […]
When A Tragedy Happens In Your Town – By Eric Rhoads
Grief surrounds an event like the one taking place in Aurora. And an event like this, or something equally tragic, could occur in any big or small town. At a radio station, you have to make a rapid decision about how to respond. If you’re a News/Talker, like KOA/Denver, the natural response is to report […]