They say Ham Radio first took the nation by storm nearly a hundred years ago. Last month the FCC logged 700,314 licenses, with nearly 40,000 new ones in the last five years. Compare that with 2005 when only 662,600 people hammed it up and you'll see why the American Radio Relay League -- the authority on all things ham -- is calling it a "golden age."
In the TV report Michelle Macaluso interviews John Pritchett W6JWK and shows an Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) competition.
Watch the TV report and read the story Radio Days Are Back: Ham Radio Licenses at an All-Time High