Ham Radio Glossary (F)
From Daryl Stout
@618:250/33 to All
on Thu Oct 22 00:04:59 2020
From QRZ.Com, the Icom handout, and Part 97 Of The FCC Rules -
Ham Radio Glossary - An overview of amateur radio terms.
Federal Aviation Administration.
Signal reduction due to atmospherics.
"Fine Business"; cheerful acknowledgement, or adjective for describing a
Federal Communications Commission. The U.S. Government entity that issues broadcast licenses for the U.S. and its territories. These include radio
and television stations, and amateur radio operators, among others. It
also prepares and enforces regulations for the appropriate broadcast
A once a year contest sponsored by the ARRL where hams go to remote sites
and operate for 24 hours. Used to assist hams in emergency preparedness
as well and to practice not sleeping, treating insect and other vermin
bites and the drinking of cold coffee and the ever present telling of lies. Great fun for all! (thanks to WD5CTQ)
A circut designed to pass only the desired frequency or frequencies.
The sending style of a particular CW operator. In the old days,
telegraphers knew each other by their "fists" (thanks to WD5CTQ).
1. Frequency Modulation
2. FM Broadcast
"First Class CW Operators' Club"; an exclusive CW club based out of the
An entity, recognized in a local or regional area by amateur operators
whose stations are eligible to be auxiliary or repeater stations, that recommends transmit/receive channels and associated operating and
technical parameters for such stations in order to avoid or minimize
Frequency Shift Keying
Fast Scan TV. Graphics (and audio) communication using TV broadcast
signals. A wide bandwidth is required.
An operation mode, which transmits and receives on different frequencies
at the same time, as a telephone communication.
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