A 1983 Ham Radio Directory

In this New Directions Radio column from 1983, the first edition of a directory of ham radio users is introduced, a new book for satellite TV users is published, and the fall net schedule is provided.

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Copthorne Macdonald, who has been writing for MOTHER since 1973, is the inventor of slow-scan television, a method of amateur radio transmission that allows ham operators to both hear and see each other during shortwave broadcasts.
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