Links to the questions below
Do people still use ham radio?
How can ham radio contribute to my emergency plan?
But I can do the same with a cell phone, a walkie-talkie, or CB radio, right?
If there's a real problem, I'll just get out my cell phone, so what's the difference?
Why not just use regular (FRS/GMRS) walkie-talkies in our neighborhood?
Hey, good neighbor! I can rely on my trusty CB radio, right?
Ok, so what kind of ham radio should I get?
But isn't ham radio equipment expensive?
How is it that I can contact somebody several cities away with my little radio?
What does ham radio offer a normal person like me?
I'm not a very technical person, and I don't know anything about electronics.
Then again, if I was a technical person, would ham radio challenge me?
What ham radio frequencies am I allowed to use?
How much is this test going to cost me?
So tell me about this first ham test...what do I need to know?
Is there a ham radio class I can take?
Where do I go to take the ham test?
Where did the word 'ham' come from?
Where can I go for a list of ham radio definitions?
32-minute video about the value of amateur radio