MSU Club Fosters World-Wide Communication and Friendship With Century Old Hobby (Michigan)

For the next few days, WKAR reporters are sharing how technology built or tested here in Michigan may change our lives. But some of the most useful technology for modern day communication is over a century old. WKAR’s Karel Vega visited a dedicated group on Michigan State University’s campus devoted to ham radio.

Tucked away on the second floor of Michigan State University’s College of Engineering Building is the MSU Amateur Radio Club.

In a narrow room lined with electronics, a small group of enthusiasts keep a century old hobby alive.

Out of the static a faint voice emerges. A huge appeal in the world of amateur, or ham radio is making contact with people from all over the world.


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