A History of the Ham Shack — Ham Radio Perspectives

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by K8QS, Aug 27, 2020.

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  1. K8QS

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    Dr. Q (K8QS) and Tom (WA9TDD) show examples of ham shacks in history, from the hobby's early days to the present, fixed and mobile. The ham shack is cultural, not just technological, a "place" that tends to define the hobby, even a kind of "man cave." Is the ham shack disappearing in the age of mobile communication? Join the conversation.
    KD2KNH, 2E0CIT, K8BPZ and 14 others like this.
  2. W1YW

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    Last I checked , that wasn't a ham shack:)

    Fun video!
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  3. W3AMT

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    Great video! I can relate to some of those shack pictures. Since all I have is Tube gear.
    K0UO likes this.
  4. KG5JAW

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    Not unless you’ve got some really “crappy” equipment, no.
    W1YW likes this.
  5. K8MH

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    Q is a good guy, met him personally, still using that Alpha Q :)
  6. KI4UYA

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    Fun video. Thanks for posting. Nice to see something other than self promotional or watching someone operating a radio videos.
  7. K5SOP

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    Good job. Nice hat Tom. Thumbs Up!
  8. K8QS

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    Thanks so much! We actually found a guy with a rig in the bathroom, so we figured we spoof the shack as an out house. Much more fun coming, including ham radio pranks! Quin, K8QS
  9. K8QS

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    Marc, great to hear from you. Hope all is well. We'll do a show on amps at some point and I'll talk about the Alpha I sold you -- among many other amps. Quin, K8QS
    K8MH likes this.
  10. KI7HSB

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    Entertaining and fun video. Liked and subscribed.

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