Is this still ham radio? Yes and no. Yes, when you can have contacts with other hams all over the world, it's in a way ham radio, only by Internet. You can use phone, CW and PSK31. No problems with the lack of sunspots, or other bad propagations. You like to chat with fellow hams, then try CQ100. No, when you think radio should be only wireless transmission. You probably considered this as fake ham radio. You didn't have your license for chit chat on the Internet, do you? Read more >>> Though, I am a bit curious. There is a free trial for 3 months, but then you have to pay 32$. What do you think about it?