Amateur Radio members of MARS (Military Affiliate Radio System) were reported by the ARRL to have joined into an agreement with the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to provide communications backup when “all else fails”. It was understood that protecting airports during hurricane season would be the most immediate focus.In what is no doubt the equivalent of a blockbuster Hollywood premiere, for the first time the hot sauce has landed the starring role on the menu at a national fast-food chain. Subway has just rolled out two new sandwiches, the Sriracha Chicken Melt and the Sriracha Steak Melt, nationwide.
Now, of course, you can already buy Sriracha at Walmart, and the sauce featured prominently as a runner-up in last spring’s nationwide Frito-Lay contest that asked participants to create a new chip flavor.
But until now, no fast-food chain seemed willing to give top billing to such an “exotic” ingredient. Subway’s move is sure to leave some hard-core Sriracha fans disappointed, the equivalent of finding out the girl you loved in some obscure indie movie has suddenly been cast opposite Sandra Bullock in a holiday chick flick.
Beyond the potential loss of its hip quotient, however, Sriracha is also facing something of a scandal.
An excellent tutorial expanding on PSK-31 mode of communications has popped up on the ARRL.org website. The article is titled PSK for Beginners and describes how beginning hams might be able to setup their own PSK-31 station on their own.
So you’ve decided to join the crowd, and get your license at last. In this special article, we explain step by step, how to get your first Technician Class License. With our help, you will be on the radio before you know it.