CQ magazine has announced its 2012 Hall of Fame inductees, celebrating the 45th anniversary of the CQ DX Hall of Fame with three new members, along with two new inductees into the CQ Contest Hall of Fame and 16 new members of the CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame. Handiham Manager Patrick Tice, WA0TDA, is among the new members.
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 Center Handihams can help you get your license.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has updated its Video Relay Service (VRS) program that lets Americans with disabilities make a phone call. The VRS program allows people with hearing and speech disabilities to use American Sign Language to communicate with others using a broadband connection. The program uses a video link and a communications assistant. This link opens a PDF document. This information is also in Word format.