Questions tagged [disability]

Questions about amateur radio for operators with disabilities, especially how to adapt radios and other equipment to suit operators' capabilities.

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Could keying cw with your mouth using a sip-n-puff be as efficient as doing it by hand?

I know Morse code is sometimes used by people with limited use of their hands to interact with their computer. One way is by using a straw connected to a pressure sensor, a so-called sip-n-puff or SNP....
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Do volunteer exam coordinators provide accommodations for applicants with visual impairments?

I am a prospective HAM, and I recently began reading the ARRL's third edition of their Ham License Manual, published in 2014. Anyhow, under WHO CAN BE A HAM ...
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Testing blind license applicants

My friend is blind and would like to take the amateur radio license exam. I understand that the question and the four possible answers can be read to them, and that is fine. The one question that we ...
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How do blind hams operate?

In an earlier question, there seemed to be some surprise when I (indirectly) asked about radio modes accessible to a blind operator. First question: So how do blind hams operate? If I were to be ...
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how do you tune blind? [duplicate]

I'm about to axe the display on my radio in pursuit of cheapness. However, I need to know, how do blind hams with older rigs tune to a station?