- Talk to your friends and neighbors, or the world, from your own Amateur Radio station. Set it up in your car, your home, on a camping trip, almost anywhere!
- Use your home computer to talk, and exchange programs and messages with other hams on packet radio networks!
- Keep in touch with old friends and make new ones on repeaters that let you communicate 50 miles or more using low-power hand-held radios!
- Use orbitng satellites to talk to other hams all over the world , on voice and through your computer! Talk to astronauts as they orbit the Earth!
- Provide communications for marathons, bike races and parades. Also during emergencies like earthquakes, floods, blizzards and tornadoes!
- Build and try out your own radio antennas and equipment. Enter ham radio operating contests and qualify for awards!
- Join more than two million hams around the world in the exciting hobby of Amateur Radio communications!