Radiosport hits teen’s wavelength (New Zealand)

To know and understand Hastings teenager Xenia Berger and her band of people requires others to tap into her wavelength, so to speak.

Oh, and Berger impresses, it pays to have a licence to do that.

The Year 12 Havelock North High School pupil should know because engaging in the art of radiosport got her in contact with King Juan Carlos I, of Spain, in April.

Berger, whose call sign is ZL4YL, suspects she had struck a frequency in California with the 80-year-old monarch who goes by the credentials of EA0JC. He reigned from 1975 until his abdication in 2014 when his son, Felipe, ascended to the throne.

“I don’t think at the time I realised it was him but my dad told me afterwards so that was quite cool,” she says of the competition contact.

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Updated: 2018-09-02 — 4:55 PM