Commercialization of Amateur Radio: The Rules, The Risks, The Issues Introduction From its founding in 1914 to the present day, the American Radio Relay League has fostered Amateur Radio public service and emergency communications activities. The League encourages organizations engaged in disaster relief to make appropriate use of Amateur Radio. Dec 08, 2015 · My thoughts are if you want to talk using a computer use skype, or if you want to talk on a phone use a phone to talk to others using a phone. But if you want to talk to others on a amateur radio repeater owned by someone else and they say access is limited to users who are using a amateur radio equipment seems like a reasonable request.
Jan 10, 2016 · Not saying you should or shouldn't really its up to the individual club or repeater/node owner. To me the fun is in the Radio side of it. You lost that if you are using a computer to talk into or a phone to talk into. Amateur radio or ham radio is about radio's not phones or computers for the sole means of talking. Sep 25, 2009 · The commercialization issue is just one example, to my mind, of the growing tension between Amateur Radio, which is traditionally shoe-string, informal, improvisational, and local, as against the well resourced, highly structured, and even quasi-military environment of large-scale emergency response organizations and corporations.
Nov 17, 2015 · The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S. with news, information and resources. ARRL: Commercialization of Amateur Radio: The Rules, The Risks, The Issues 467 views Commercialization of Amateur Radio: The Rules, The Risks, The Issues: Understanding Antennas For The Non-Technical Ham (N4JA) 448 views Understanding Antennas For The Non-Technical Ham A Book By Jim Abercrombie, N4JA.