This has become a popular question with our new CC Skywave™. According to Wikipedia, Airband, also referred to as Aircraft or Aviation band, is a group of frequencies in the VHF radio spectrum that are allocated to civil aviation radio communications. VHF is a short range, line of site transmission. Our radio covers 118 – 137MHz […]
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Happy Holidays from C. Crane!
C. Crane is celebrating the holidays with a silly Ugly Sweater Contest… who do you think should win?!
Is Radio in Crisis?
There was a great article recently in the WSJ “Public Radio’s Existential Crisis” by Ellen Gamerman, which brings up a topic we are struggling with as well. In her article, she talks exclusively about NPR but we don’t see this discussion as limited to only NPR. What is the future of radio and is it […]
Let’s Celebrate World Radio!
World Radio Day is held annually on February 13th. What a great concept! C. Crane loves radio and since this happens to correspond with Valentine’s Day, we can’t think of any better way to celebrate our first love! 2016’s World Radio Day theme is “Radio in Times of Emergency and Disaster”. C. Crane definitely understands […]
What I will hear on the 2-Meter Amateur Radio Band
What is the 2-Meter Amateur Radio band anyway? According to Wikipedia, “The 2 meter amateur radio band is a portion of the VHF (very high frequency) Spectrum, comprising of frequencies stretching from 144.000 MHz to 148.000 MHz.” These communications are generally FM or frequency modulated transmissions although some operators do operate using SSB (single sideband) […]