“Hamming it Up” has long been a tradition of Amateur Radio Operators. Hence is has been called “Ham Radio”. Amateur Voice communications occur in tons of different “Modes” and “Modulations”. AM, FM, USB and LSB are all frequently used to transmit voice messages.
HAMS often use jargon or “Ham-Speak” to communicate more clearly. Learn more about Ham-Speak here.
AB0RX calling CQ for the MO QSO Party.