Amateur radio still enjoys great popularity as a hobby. Contrary to many pessimistic opinions, younger generations are discovering amateur radio again as an ideal hobby for the practical application of technical interest in connection with computers and radio technology. Many technical innovations such as digital radio or SDR technology (Software Defined Radio) play an important role, because these technologies offer the opportunity to combine the worlds of computer and radio technology. This is much easier for a generation that grew up with PC and game consoles than before. Modern desktop- and mobile radios are perfect for these cases, also the most handheld transceivers have a lot of features for use in future. To serve this very diverse market with radios and all accessories is WiMo's task. You want to learn more about the fascination of amateur radio? Then our amateur radio guide for newcomers and those returning to amateur radio is just the thing for you! You will find this and many other interesting facts here on our website about amateur radio.
Which frequencies am I allowed to use as an amateur radio operator?
Depending on the class of the amateur radio license, different frequency ranges are available. In the VHF/UHF range, for example, frequencies between 144 and 146 MHz and 430 and 440 MHz are allocated for use by amateur radio operators.
Do I need permission to operate amateur radio equipment?
Yes, to operate amateur radio, you need a license which can be obtained by passing an examination. This exam consists of theoretical and practical parts and assesses the knowledge and skills of the prospective amateur radio operator.
What accessories do I need for operating my amateur radio equipment?
In addition to the amateur radio equipment, you need an antenna and a power supply. Depending on the location and operational requirements, additional accessories such as masts, cables, and filters may also be necessary.
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