List of hobbies

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Indoor hobbies[edit]

An example of an amateur radio station with four transceivers, amplifiers, and a computer for logging and for digital modes. On the wall are examples of various awards, certificates, and a reception report card (QSL card) from a foreign amateur station.
A vintage scrapbook

Outdoor hobbies[edit]

Collection hobbies[edit]

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Outdoors[edit]

Competition hobbies[edit]

Indoors[edit]

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Observation hobbies[edit]

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References[edit]

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