HAM radio or Amateur radio is a wireless non commercial communication technique which operates on radio frequency spectrum. As radio waves propagate beyond national boundaries, the usage is strictly monitored and controlled by the nation’s government.
The range of propagation depends upon the frequency of transmission, output power, type of the antenna and propagation conditions. Examinations are conducted to provide license to the HAM enthusiasts. Operators can transmit on frequencies as low as 136 kHz and up to 250 GHz.
Distinctive in a way
Amidst the other wireless communication systems the world has advanced to, what makes a HAM radio still survive in the field of communication? There must be something different and unique that makes HAM radios still prevalent in the field and for it to exist as a popular hobby. HAM radios can be used to talk around the world and across the space without the use of Internet or mobile phones.
BETTER than the BEST :
Even when the world moves ahead faster and furious with advancing technologies, there is still a ray of light for inventions like ham radios. Like a pencil being effective and cheap to use in space, Ham radios come in useful and handy in many situations. There are still a lot of people out there enjoying their hobby as Ham radio. In fact the number is going up in years!!