Wednesday, October 12, 2011

The Most Hams Ever

Amateur Radio Sees Tremendous Growth in 2011: "As the third quarter of 2011 came to a close, ARRL VEC Manager Maria Somma, AB1FM, began calculating the number of licensed Amateur Radio operators in the US, as well as the number of new licensees. “At the end of September, I saw that the number of hams in the US was high,” she said. “When I started comparing that number with other years, I found that it was an all-time high.” For the first time, there are more than 700,000 radio amateurs in the US."


  1. The link to the ARRL story was bad. Here's a link that works: