I created small collection of ham radio cartoons because a significant number of you wrote to say that you had trouble finding good ones.
I hope most of the following cartoons will make you smile ;-) Some of them could make you ... think.
All illustrations below are from iStockPhoto.com.
Aspiring amateur radio operator taking the written test to get his license.
Brings back memories for many of us :-)
Let's be honest! We all love to tweak knobs! ;-)
There is nothing more satisfying than watching a needle swing across an amber backlit analog dial.
The more complicated the radio appears, the more satisfaction we derive out of making the "rig" work as intended. Right? Right! ;-)
Mmmm! A light snack is in order after a long night chasing DX.
"Plumber's delight" version of a fractal antenna for HF.
Amateur radio enthusiast proudly demonstrating his latest linear-loaded antenna prototype.
Rare illustration of the first man who perfected the technique for lobbing a string over a tree.
Ham radio operators are deeply indebted to him for his technological innovation ;-)
Ham operator illustrating a variation of the technique.
He is taking a few practice shots before attempting to lob a rope over a tree to install his dipole.
Hams can't fly!
This one should have put on a safety harness before climbing that tower of yours!
Amateur radio operator, turned computer programmer, hard at work on the next generation of ham radio software defined radio.
Ham radio club meeting ... looks like will not reach quorum again this month!
Amateur radio operator caught shopping for his next SDR rig on the Web while at "work"!
Amateur radio operator in 2020 experimenting with new mode of telecommunication or teleportation ... whichever works first! ;-)
Government inspector finds you responsible for the RFI that your neighbors have been complaining about.
Now you know you should have spent a few extra dollars on a low pass filter.
(P.S. No ham radio cartoons would be complete without this "sobering" reminder ;-)
Raising funds for that new SDR transceiver you've been dreaming of.
Benjamin Franklin saved many ham radio operator lives by inventing the lightning rod.
Oops! Forgot to ground all pieces of equipment to one common ground!
"This is the last time you're coming home late from your ham radio club meeting"!
Amateur radio op gone Silent Key.
"It's been a lot of fun and worth every moment"!
(P.S. His club meet had finally reached quorum that night! He came back late one last time! Shouldn't have pushed his luck.)
That's it. I hope you enjoyed these ham radio cartoons. I know I enjoyed finding them and writing the captions for them. ;-)
73 de VE2DPE
P.S. Want to know what motivates the cartoonist? I reveal the motives here.
73 de VE2DPE
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