by Amy, July 6, 2005 11:05 AM
Will the internet replace the need for ham radio? Not according to life long ham radio operator Jerry Powell. More than an old-man's pastime, ham continues to flourish in parts of the world where electricity and phone lines are nonexistent. It connects the world in ways other media cannot; from Howland Island to bombed out Iraq to Topeka, Kansas. Designed by infamous Paul Sahre - another ham operator (who knew?).