What does HAM mean in Amateur Radio?
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'synonym' Federal Communications Communication licensed Amateur Radio Operator
'HAM' apparently emerged out of the 'kilocycles' of early radio experimenters and 'spark-gap' Morse-code addicts. Another name created and widely accepted; 'Radio-Shack' was the closet-sized room aboard ships known for the noisy, acrid accented atmosphere generated by 'spark-gap' transmitters and sensitive 'coherers': Radio -ops were referred as 'Sparkies' or 'SPARKS': YE ED, FMF WB8AXI, 09/16/2013
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- a cut of meat from a hog's hind quarter, between hip and hock; thigh.
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