We are a civic minded group with a passion for community service. Many of us participate in other areas of our communities in addition to sharing our love of amateur radio with others. Our charter and bylaws mandate that we provide and promote amateur radio education by providing novice and advanced training to our fellow citizens.
First local clubs and societies were formed, but after a while national clubs were formed that were able to provide more support and represent the interests of members better. Often the first amateur radio societies started as local clubs with then amalgamated to become larger ones, or they met in the capital of the country. Clubs and societies were formed in many countries, although the first one national amateur radio society seems to have been formed in Australia.
Amateur radioalso known as ham radiois the use of radio frequency spectrum for purposes of non-commercial exchange of messages, wireless experimentation, self-training, private recreation, radiosportcontestingand emergency communication. The term "amateur" is used to specify "a duly authorised person interested in radioelectric practice with a purely personal aim and without pecuniary interest;"  either direct monetary or other similar reward and to differentiate it from commercial broadcastingpublic safety such as police and fireor professional two-way radio services such as maritime, aviation, taxis, etc. The amateur radio service amateur service and amateur-satellite service is established by the International Telecommunication Union ITU through the Radio Regulations. National governments regulate technical and operational characteristics of transmissions and issue individual stations licenses with an identifying call sign.
Please note that our bulletins are now transmitted on a Tuesday Evening at I remember Mannie being someone who was always willing to assist the Hams with his knowledge, expertise and in some cases even supplying them with equipment to get their stations on the air. Mannie was a great asset to the hobby and our Club.
Tune in for a QSO. Amateur radio, often called Ham Radio, is both a hobby and a service in which participants, called "hams", use various types of radio communications equipment to communicate with other radio amateurs for public service, recreation and self-training. Amateur radio operators enjoy personal and often worldwide wireless communications with each other and are able to support their communities with emergency and disaster communications if necessary.
Jamboree on the Air! This event at the Panama City ARC Clubhouse was a great success to those scouts who participated, learning their name in Morse Code, built an antenna, then talked on it, and ate lots of pizza. Thank you to the hams who provided contacts on HF and the local repeaters.
We still meet at the same place which is now called Dundee and Angus College. More about the club's history. We often have technical workshops, both practical and theoretical, and talks on radio-related subjects from guest speakers. More about club events.
This is a list of amateur radio organizations. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Quarter Century Wireless Association - An organization of amateur radio operators first licensed 25 or more years ago Royal Naval Amateur Radio Society - a specialised group or club for amateur radio operators who have a link with maritime employment CWops - An international organization devoted to encouraging the use of Morse Code CW on the amateur radio bands.