New Directions Radio: Amateur Radio Communication

Writer Copthorne Macdonald discusses the basics of amateur radio operation and his plans for New Directions Radio, a semi-organized on-air gathering for amateur radio enthusiasts.



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Writer Copthorne Macdonald with mic and amateur radio set.
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Diagram shows how amateur radio frequencies can travel a long distance from their origin by bouncing off the ionosphere.
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Diagram showing how the radio frequency spectrum is allocated for AM, FM, TV, and amateur radio broadcasting.
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