Ham Radio Basics – Making Your First Contact

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It’s always nerve-racking for new ham radio operators learning ham radio basics. You’ve got your license and purchased your first radio; now you’re ready to make your first contact on ham radio repeaters. Don’t be too nervous, amateur radio is all about helping one another. There are plenty of great ham radio operators willing to help and answer your questions once you’re on the air!

I take you through making your first ham radio contact and explain what a repeater offset is.