November 29, 2023

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

Ham Radio Convention honors German broadcaster who helped Ukrainians

This weekend, ham radio enthusiasts from across Ohio and the world are gathering in Xenia for Hamvention — the biggest event of the year in amateur radio. It’s sponsored by the Dayton Amateur Radio Association, attracting more than 25,000 people from around the world. 

Their home is the Greene County Fairgrounds, and there’s plenty of festival food, but the real attraction is chewing the fat about ham radio with like-minded men and women from all over.

“We love the atmosphere; it’s nice and large, and we can meet so many people from around the world,” said Robert Pickles, an English ham radio enthusiast who is working for a company selling radio towers.

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