Here are a few things that I find amusing or fun in some way.
Voice over artist Charlie Van Dyke's web site seems to have disappeared. On his site was his hilarious promotion spoof, "TV Sweeps From Hell" — a humorous take on promoting local television news, especially during the ratings "sweeps" months (February, May and November). I have been unsuccessful in contacting Charlie, so since he made the parody freely available it is now available here for your enjoyment:
I’ve been a licensed amateur “ham” radio operator since I was 11 years old. (For those who care, my callsigns have been WN2UDS, WA2UDS, KA7BZM, and currently KB7UV.)
Ham Radio had a lot to do with my television broadcast career. For general and USA-specific Amateur Radio information, check out the website of ARRL - the national association for amateur radio in the USA.
So What Is Amateur ("Ham") Radio?
Even in the computer age, Amateur "Ham" Radio is an exciting hobby and service.
"Hams" can talk around the world, use (our own!) satellites, send television pictures, do computer-to-computer communications over-the-air, and more.
Usually "hams" are having fun — competing against each other in on-air contests, trying to talk to as many different countries (or states, or US counties, or islands, etc.) as they can for various operating awards, building or modifying antennas and radios, making new friends all over the world, or just chatting with old friends. …