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 ==== What do hams do? ==== ==== What do hams do? ====
-Amateur radio operators (called hams) operate radio stations and experiment with wireless technology. There are many things you can do with amateur radio. You can remotely control model vehicles, spacecraft, or high-altitude balloons. You can run your own weather station and share the data with other people. You can track vehicles or runners in a race. You can send text messages or emails to people over radio without having a working cell or internet connection. You can talk to people around or even on the International Space Station. You can relay your radio signal through a satellite, or reflect it off the moon, or even bounce it off meteor showers and the aurora. You can design, build, and talk to other people using equipment you made.+Amateur radio operators (called hams) operate radio stations and experiment with wireless technology. There are many things you can do with amateur radio. You can remotely control model vehicles, spacecraft, or high-altitude balloons. You can run your own weather station and share the data with other people. You can track vehicles or runners in a race. You can send text messages or emails to people over radio without having a working cell or internet connection. You can talk to people around ​the world or even on the International Space Station. You can relay your radio signal through a satellite, or reflect it off the moon, or even bounce it off meteor showers and the aurora. You can design, build, and talk to other people using equipment you made.
   * Read more about [[http://​www.eham.net/​newham/​whathamsdo|what hams do]] at eham.net.   * Read more about [[http://​www.eham.net/​newham/​whathamsdo|what hams do]] at eham.net.
  
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