Tag: YDXA

via the ARRL: Dave Kalter Youth DX Adventure 2018 Concludes with 6,000+ Contacts in the Log

The participants in the 2018 Dave Kalter Youth DX Adventure (YDXA) at PJ2Y in Curacao put 6,218 contacts into the log before having to shut down on July 23. “There was a concentrated effort to have an FT8 station on the air as much as possible,” recounted Team Leader Jim Storms, AB8YK. “Also two additional radios were […]

via the ARRL: 2018 Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure Heading for Curacao

The 2018 Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure (YDXA) destination this summer will be the PJ2T contest station site in Curacao. During the week of July 19-24, three young radio amateurs between 12 and 17, accompanied by a parent or legal guardian (no license required), will make the trip. All travelers must have a valid […]

via the ARRL: Ham Radio “a Special Hobby,” Young ARRL Member Tells College Publication

A rising star in the Amateur Radio world —19-year old Ruth Willet, KM4LAO, of Lawrenceville, Georgia — has caught the eye of her school, Kettering University in Michigan, where she is majoring in mechanical engineering and engineering physics. Willet already has attracted attention through her ham radio activities. Last spring, she was the keynote speaker at the 32nd […]

via the ARRL: New SO-50 Distance Record Set in Youth DX Adventure Contact

When Patrick Stoddard, WD9EWK, in Phoenix, Arizona, worked Faith Hannah Lea, AE4FH — on Saba and operating as PJ6Y — the contact broke the distance record on the SO-50 (SaudiSat) satellite. The August 7 Arizona-to-Saba contact came in at 5168.753 kilometers (approximately 3205 miles)! Faith Hannah is among the young radio amateurs taking part in […]

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