Tag: youth

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #948

This Week in Amateur Radio #948 Week of April 29, 2017 DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR948 Running Time: 1:07:53 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #948 with a release and air date of Saturday, April 29, 2017.This weeks edition is anchored by, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don […]

via the RSGB: Youth contesting program will continue

In 2017, the Youth Contesting Program of IARU Region 1 will continue. Youth members from IARU Region 1 member societies are invited to take part in a contest from so-called Top Gun stations. These young amateurs will learn how to operate the contest station, improve their contest skills and will aim for the best results […]

Oak Ridge ‘Hams’ show children fun of amateur radio at Children’s Museum (Tennessee)

Children and teens from ages 6 to 16 tried their hand at Morse code recently with ham radio operators at the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge, learning to communicate on amateur radio as they also participated in celebrating the 100th birthday of the country’s national parks. Jim and Ronnie Bogard, both amateur radio operators with […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #916

Week of September 17, 2016 Download here: https://archive.org/details/TWIAR916HAM This podcast is suitable for air on amateur radio frequencies. Here are the stories making news … This Week in Amateur Radio: Amateur Radio Parity Act Passes in the US House of Representatives WIA Seeking new radio spectrum New Jersey appoints new Section Manager HF bands expected to […]

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 […]

via HACKADAY: Amazing SDR Built by 16 Year Old

[Lukas] started his epic SDR-from-scratch build when he was 16. Projects like this aren’t completed overnight. (He’s now 18. We’re impressed.) The project itself is a Software-Defined Radio built on top of the 12-bit Analog Devices AD9364 transceiver IC. A big fat FPGA takes the data and runs it off to a USB 3.0 interface, […]

Ham radio decline in Germany

Gerrit Herzig DH8GHH has made available Licence Statistics and Exam Information which shows Amateur Radio in Germany has been declining since 2002 The IARU Region 1 website reports the 5th International Youth Meeting took place during HAM Radio 2016 at Friedrichshafen. Youth, youth coordinators, youth workers and interested persons from at least 12 countries joined […]

via the ARRL: Sixth Youngsters On The Air Will Feature Contact with the ISS

The sixth Youngsters On The Air (YOTA), which gets under way on July 16, will feature an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact with astronaut Jeff Williams KD5TVQ on the International Space Station. The ARISS contact on July 18 will be a telebridge event via VK4KHZ. via American Radio Relay League | […]

Girls launch then track balloon that soars over 21 miles above the earth (Utah)

The countdown started at approximately 8:40 Saturday morning in Nibley. The Federal Aviation Association was contacted, the strings and streamers were attached, and when the countdown reached zero a massive helium balloon lifted into the sky with three small boxes attached to it. “Now we’ve got to go track it and retrieve it!” exclaimed and […]

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