Santa Radio, along with their head figure Santa Claus, are celebrating this December 6th and upcoming Christmas as a very special period for the Republic of Finland, OH-land. We invite you to join the party for the next 25 days.

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The OJ9X special call sign was released by the Finnish Regulatory Authority for this country-wide operation, which will see several radio clubs participating across all bands and modes.

The first 100 scoring the highest number of bands/modes, with the top 10 from each continent, will qualify for the prestigious “Finland 100 Years Award” signed by Santa himself along with the prime minister of Finland. At the same time the Finnish prime minister, Mr. Juha Sipilä, is a patron of this special event.

Santa net info

Here is a great podcast!

If you are tired of commercial radio, public radio and expensive satellite radio, why not listen to a podcast when driving or doing something else. Download a podcast app on your smartphone, subscribe to a podcast and connect the phone to your radio system. Overcast app is a free and good one, if you do not know how ask me.

This is a good one if aviation is interesting for you and there are no commercials!


Information here.

Roll Tide!

College student has to wear Christmas tree costume every day after losing Twitter challenge.


A University of Alabama student learned the hard way not to tempt Twitter with outrageous promises.

Kelsey Hall posted a photo of herself dressed in a Christmas tree costume on the social media site and captioned it, “1,000 retweets and I’ll wear this to all my classes for the rest of the semester.”