Join our worldwide daily EchoLink net and a technical discussion net (Handiham Tech Net) on Thursday with a roundtable session on Sundays and an open forum Wednesday evening session that sometimes includes a trivia question. All licensed operators are welcome. The net is controlled but informal, and there is no need to be a Handiham member to participate. Sometimes the net control station will throw out a discussion topic to liven things up! Listen in a few times if you are shy, and then take the plunge and throw out your callsign.
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We look forward to serving you in 2013 with another Handiham Radio Camp. Thank you for your interest.
Dates for Radio Camp 2013 are camper arrival on Sunday, July 28 and camper departure on Friday, August 2, 2013.
We ask that if you receive a camp application directly from Camps of Courage and Friendship that you instead contact us directly at Handihams for our special Radio Camp application.
For a camp application, please email Nancy at email@example.com. She will put your name on a list to receive an application packet when they are ready. You may also call Nancy at 1-866-426-3442 toll-free.
The Elecraft(R) model KX3 is an ultra-portable 160 through 6 meter all-mode transceiver. It is a software-defined radio with the convenience of a full-size front panel and display. Options include an internal antenna tuner, battery charger, 2 meter module, and a clever CW keyer paddle that attaches to the radio just below the main control panel. The KX3 runs up to 10 Watts on most bands.
The radio is a kit and is in in the $900 price class, but you can add $100 and get the radio assembled.
The Courage Center Handiham System is now one of Courage Center's Community-Based Services. It had been a part of Courage Camps until October, 2012.
In addition to inpatient and outpatient medical rehabilitation services, Courage Center offers a number of services that support life in the community for people with disabilities or complex health conditions. Some of these services are actually provided in a community setting, others are based at one or more of our locations. The Handiham System is one of these programs that is available anywhere, thanks to web-based online delivery of many services. It has members worldwide.
We look forward to continuing our Handiham services as part of this new Courage Center organizational structure.
An important message for our Handiham Radio Campers!
Courage Center Camps and Friendship Ventures are partnering to create a new camp organization to serve people with disabilities, effective Nov. 19, 2012. The new organization will be called “Camps of Courage and Friendship” until a formal name study is completed in 2013. Campers, volunteers and staff will see traditional programs continue in 2013. Behind the scenes, new methods and approaches will be developed to incorporate the strengths of both organizations.
Are you wondering what ham radio (Amateur Radio) is all about? The ARRL website has plenty of good resources for you, including some videos. If you have a disability, come back here to handiham.org to learn how the Courage Kenny Handiham Program can help you get your license.