Ham Radio Hobbyists Are Connecting the Caribbean After Hurricane Maria
The storm silenced much of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. But a volunteer network of hams are helping people reach their loved ones.
Solar Flares Interfered With Radio Network’s Ability to Warn People About Hurricane Irma
“It’s sad, knowing you’re trying to get the information out, or maybe someone out there is trying to talk back to you."
The Hobbyists Obsessed With Picking Up TV Signals From Thousands of Miles Away
The concept of “DXing”—basically, trying to capture TV or radio signals from far away—is nearly as old as the antenna. It’s a great rabbit hole.
The ISS Is Sending TV Signals to HAM Radio Nerds
As a gift to radio hobbyists, the ISS is sending old-school television signals to Earth all week.