Tag: youth

via HACKADAY: Amateur Radio Just Isn’t Exciting

As ARRL president, [Rick Roderick, K5UR] spends a significant amount of time proselytising the hobby. He has a standard talk about amateur radio that involves tales gleaned from his many decades as a licence holder, and features QSL cards from rare DX contacts to show how radio amateurs talk all over the world. He’s delivered […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #961

This Week in Amateur Radio #961 Week of July 29, 2017 DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR961 Running Time: 1:19:42 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #961 with a release and air date of, July 29, 2017.This weeks edition is anchored by, Chris Perrine, Rich Lawrence KB2MOB-, […]

via the RSGB: YOTA flag handed to the RSGB

Last weekend, the IARU Region 1 International Youth meeting took place at the HAM Radio exhibition in Friedrichshafen. An enthusiastic group of young people and youth workers attended. On Saturday afternoon the official Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) flag was brought to the RSGB accompanied by the loud cheering of a group of youngsters. via […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 | […]

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