Bitterroot Amateur Radio

Bitterroot Amateur Radio

communicating through thick and thin

Fully Informed Jury

Fully Informed Jury

the alternative to a ruling elite

Libertarian Party

Libertarian Party

whatever floats your boat as long as it doesn't sink mine

ham radio operator culture

The Amateur’s Code by Paul M. Segal / W9EEA (1928) The Radio Amateur is:

CONSIDERATE – never knowingly operating in such a way as to lessen the pleasure of others.

LOYAL – offering loyalty, encouragement and support to other amateurs, local clubs and the American Radio Relay League, through which Amateur Radio in the […]

website security and reliability

In February I changed hosting services. That took a lot more learning than I expected. It also had a large number of failures before my perseverance finally resolved the myriad details that had to be addressed exactly so.

Even before I finally achieved the reliability in presentation and fluid ability to post new articles to […]

become an amateur radio operator

Thursdays 4:30-6:30pm Darby Library meeting room July 13th – September 7th Handy in many situations, radio communications can be life saving when phones and Internet are down or out of reach

Ham radios start where walkie-talkies leave off, with licensed radio operators communicating around the corner and around the world.

ARRL License Manual […]

create your own website

Building and operating your own website is easier now than ever. The tools continue to evolve in power and in their accessibility to the non-geek market.

There are a few ‘secret handshakes’ and tricky bits to getting started, but in four easy lessons, I can have you comfortably running a website of your own, on […]

Sled Dog Races 2014

When Ted discovered the Bitterroot Mushers hold an annual race at Gibbons Pass he set to work to offer our club radio services. It was between club meetings, but we managed to have 3 of us (Jim, Ted and me) work the event, and a couple of other members, Bob and Carol, were there because […]