Ham Encounters Logo 2023Welcome To Ham Encounters!

A repository for anything ham radio related, but mainly geared more toward 2 meter and new ham users as we document our own journey into this fascinating hobby.  NOTE: This site is still under development (as of Feb 2024).  Not all features may work as expected just yet!  Thanks for visiting!  

– The Ham Encounters Team  /73

What Is Ham Radio?

Ham radio, also known as amateur radio, is a popular hobby that allows people to communicate with each other using a variety of equipment and techniques. It involves using radio waves to transmit and receive messages between different stations around the world. But what exactly is ham radio? And why do so many people enjoy this particular pastime?

At its core, ham radio is all about communication. It allows individuals to connect with others from all walks of life, regardless of their location or background. Whether you’re speaking with someone in a different state or on the other side of the globe, it provides an unparalleled level of connectivity that few other hobbies can match.  One of the key features that sets ham radio apart from other forms of communication is its versatility.

Latest Happenings

  • Feb 2024: Added ‘Banner Exchange‘ program
  • Nov 2023: Social media setups: ‘Facebook
  • Oct 2023: Updated polls on site
  • Sept 2023: Continuing to work on the site as time permits
  • Jul 2023: Added ‘listen live’ SDR functions
  • Jun 2023: Added ‘Share Your Photos‘ galleries
  • May 2023: Social media setups: ‘Reddit‘/’Twitter (X)

Banner Exchange

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Share your ham radio related website or group/club website with other fellow ham radio enthusiasts while increasing traffic to your site.  Read more on this new, free, addition by checking out the Ham Encounters [Banner Exchange] article on our blog.

Share Your Photos

Share Your Photos
Here, you can view and upload photos of current or past events, field day photos, general ham radio photos and show off your ham shack for others to enjoy.  Visit the Ham Encounters [photo galleries] to take a look or share!

Listen Live

Ham Encounters On SDR Sharp

You can now listen to our Fort Worth ham radio SDRs live online.  You can freely tune between 24.000 MHz and 1.799 GHz.  This system is located in western Tarrant county at around a 40ft elevation.  Ready to give it a try?  [Click here] for more info!


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