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Thomas Hale, U.S. physician, 1905-1987. See: Ham test.


1. Synonym(s): popliteal fossa
2. The buttock and back part of the thigh.


HTLV-I-associated myelopathy. See Tropical spastic paraparesis.


[AS. haum, haunch]
1. The popliteal space or region behind the knee.
2. A common name for the thigh, hip, and buttock.

ham, hams

the musculature of the upper thigh; common usage implies the cured upper thigh of a full-grown pig.

ham beetle
the 0.5 inch long larvae of the beetle which infest hams. Called also Dermestes lardarius.
ham curing
ham fly
the larvae or skippers, because of their habit of leaping long distances, of the fly Piophila casei which invade cured ham.
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According to Scott Olsen of Holden, president of the Central Massachusetts Amateur Radio Association, a hamfest is a browser's delight.
In the Azle and Fort Worth area, the Tri-County Amateur Radio Club and the Disaster Relief Emergency Communication Team will combine forces with the Parker County Baptist Disaster Relief Communicators, and will be demonstrating Amateur Radio at Ash Creek Park on June 23, 2012 from 1pm to midnight.
CUTLINE: (1) Montachusett Amateur Radio Association President Ray Lajoie at his home station in Fitchburg.
For information on the Lane County Sheriff's Amateur Radio Operators club, send an e-mail to w7eug@qsl.
The two-day event will also include an exhibition about the history of amateur radio on Tyneside where one of the very first radio broadcasts was made by Marconi on the Town Moor in Newcastle.
To learn more about the Santa Clarita Amateur Radio Club, visit www.
Famous amateur radio enthusiasts have included Marlon Brando, Donny Osmond, King Hussein of Jordan, footballer Sergei Rebrov and astronaut Helen Sharman.
This year, an amateur radio station is being set up at the 17th/20th Whitley Bay Scout Group HQ in Brantwood Avenue.
Ham radio operators, using their amateur radio gear, cannot legally communicate with FRS radios during non-emergency situations.
The dots and dashes of Morse code have not been required for an entry-level ham radio license since 2000, when the Federal Communications Commission restructured amateur radio licensing.
Fortunately, Amateur Radio can help minimize the impact of such a catastrophe and as such, the Central Toronto Amateur Radio Club (aka CenTor) will be offering an Amateur Radio licensing course starting May 1, 2013.
In the TQP, thousands of competitors from around the world will endeavor to make contact with WC5C Tri-County Amateur Radio Club on various high frequency radio channels, using Morse Code, Phase Shift Keying, Voice operations, and Radio Teletype (RTTY).

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