For Ham Radio Geeks, Contact With Space Station May Be Better Than Sex

At the height of the Cold War when I was 13 years old, I got my amateur (ham) radio novice license. From the confines of a cramped closet in my bedroom, my “ham shack,” I talked via Morse code night and day with other operators – first stateside then, as I upgraded equipment and license class, in countries across the ponds.

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