Found this list .... particularly found of the 160m comment
Action or Activity
2M SSB or CW
Working the "weak signal" bands can be fun!
6M - what a great band!
Operate the "magic" band on SSB or FM
10M - This band can really jump
Join 10-10 international and KEEP THE BAND OPEN!
75 Meter Roundtables
Sometime called the groan and moan nets!
160M – Get on the band
The Gentleman's Band – May need a different antenna
AM - Operate this "old time" mode
Join the AM net each Wednesday
AMSAT - Join and work the universe
Operate one of the amateur satelites like AO-51
APRS - find yourself
And let others know where you are!
ARES - Help your NF ARES group
Find your local ARES group and start having fun with them. Pass the IS courses.
Check into NF ARES nets and surrounding counties
Join! Support your hobby with lobbying in Washington. Who else is?
Work from an airborne station
Friends don't let friends build and install HF antennas by themselves!
Antennas - Build'em and use'em
Wire antennas, Yagis, quads, hex beams, - then argue about'em
Astronomy - Radio version
Looking for signals in all the wrong places
Audio - make it better
Heil, Berringer, audio filters, all things audio
Badge - tell everyone your callsign
Order your club badge today on the NFARL website/MART
Hams who put expensive transmitters in balloons and watch them fly away!
Talk while riding - look ma - no hands; look ma - no teeth!
Collect and operate old radios. Restore old radios. Cheap fun?
Books - read one - write one
Hundreds of books - new - old - used - collecting
CW - Learn it!
You only know half the fun of ham radio w/o CW
CW - get your speed to 20 wpm
Get your speed up using RUFZ – see the CW SIG page
Christian Amateur Radio Fellowship (CARF)
Join your friends on the air
Civil Air Patrol
Do the radio work for CAP
Class – teach a Ham Cram
Teach a ham class and help others enjoy the fun
Don't even get on the air, just attend club meetings - FUN!!
Club - .Join/renew! NFARL
A more genearl term - join a ham club! OR join 2 or 3 clubs. More clubs, more fun!
Computer control one or more rigs in your shack - Ham Radio Deluxe
Make a lot of contacts and work on your operating skills at the same time.
Work 500, 1000 ... and all 3077 of them.
Crystal Radio - build one
Show how simple a radio can be
Get on the digital bandwagon! It's everywhere, it's everywhere! Use a dongle from your computer
DX - Work other countries
DX The Ultimate Contact Sport – There are 337 country entities so this should keep you busy!
Pack it up and hit the road to that small island!
Attend this once in your lifetime, bet you can't "eat just one"!
Work one or many of the various FREE digital modes available for download such as FLDIGI!
Echolink - computer and ham radio
Work repeaters/other hams via your computer
Convert all rigs to PowerPole connectors
EmComm - ANTENNA
You never know when you'll need to go PORTABLE so build a portable antenna. J-pole is a good one.
EmComm - ARRLcourses
Consider the EC001 and possibly EC002 & EC003 courses. They're fun and you learn a bunch.
Operate this fun event with your friends. Join the award winning NFARL FD team.
Tie amateur radio into physical exercise
Meet interesting people and make new friends
Build an uber ground, find a water pipe, install a ground rod, lay some radials
Attend a hamfest - sell that old junk, buy more! Work at the NFARL table for at least one hour!
Help a challenged person get their license
Islands on the AIR - every group of islands has an ID - work'em all!
Keys - Collect them
What a great way to enjoy ham radio - telegraph keys
Kit - Build some
At least an $8 crystal oscillator or an SW-40 transceiver
Build'em, tune'em, don't get shocked
Linux - another computer world
Download a Linux system for a computer and start playing with all the FREE software out there.
Get some. I like N3FJP. N1MM is FREE. Using this rekindled my fire for Ham Radio.
Military Affilate Radio - join up, serve your armed forces
Magazines - subscribe,
Read, collect, give'em away - copy to CDs
Work from a Marine station, boating, waterways nets
World's shortest and longest QSOs at the same time
Mobile - radio in motion
Set up a mobile station - VHF or HF
OK, maybe a bit ambitious
Shoot the bull while ridin' the HOG! See Bicycle Mobile.
Check in before you check out!!
Ocilloscope - Learn to use
Oscilloscopes are a blast. Watch that green trace go!
PSK-31 - Digital mode for all!
An easy digital mode
Got an HT? Have a QSO walking around.
Work a public service event (I believe every ham should work at least one each year!)
QRP - Try it!
Start trying QRP by turning down power to 5 w (10w SSB)
Collect'em, get some printed, mail out some.
... as in Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service
An ancient form of digital communications
Radio Control Planes
Fly away to your heart's content
Be much more active on the NFARL repeater; regularly check into nets. Join RagChewers Club
Remote Control your station
Operate your station over the internet
Repair Radio Equipment
Help out other hams, fix their radios and yours too
Build'em, use'em, fix'em, control'em
SHF - Work your neighbor
Work a contact on CW, SSB, digital above 440 MHz
Operate Slow Scan TV. Several nets meet daily.
Build a couple of antennas and put radio gear together so you can work the ham satellites.
OK, it's only half radio but hams do it so it must be fun!
Schools - do a demo
Go to your kid's school and tell'em all about this stuff
Scouting (and ham radio)
Go hand in hand - Jamboree on the AIR!
See if you can get every rig in your shack down to one microphone and one PTT switch
Set up a shack (might need some help with an antenna raising party!)
Short Wave Radio
Listen to SW Radio from your favorite country. Follow New Years around the globe for 24 hours?
Simulated Emergency Test
The old S.E.T. - readiness - be prepared … See ARES
Watch the weather = tell the National Weather Service
Software - Ham Radio
There are thousands of programs out there and they are fun to play with.
Software - program a chip
Write software to control a micro chip
Software Defined Receiver
Build or set up a software defined receiver or transceiver
Talk to the ISS - chat up an astronaut
Tech FEST - attend
Not a hamfest, a TECH FEST!
Television - FSTV
Fast Scan TV - on 440 mhz - set up your station and show off!
Make a list and buy or make yours
Try handling messages via SSB (75M) or CW(80M)
Upgrade your license -General Ticket
Or upgrade from whatever class you are, even to EXTRA class.
VUCC - Award
Get this award for working 100 grid squares on 6M and above
Vanity Callsign - get one
Are you a general or extra class? Well, maybe you should look into a 1x3 or 2x2 callsign,
Volunteer Examiner (VE) - become one
Help grow the hobby by qualifying more hams!
Website - amateur radio
Set up your own URL and tell everyone what you do
Workbench - Set yours up
A place to do all that "fiddling around"
Worked All States - W.A.S.
Obtain this and a thousand other awards
Write - articles about ham radio
Submit to magazines, become famous
YLs - Young Ladies (YLRL)
Promote YL activity, recruit YLs, encourage YLs.
Youth - be one - help one
Help your neighbor become a ham. Loan him/her a radio