July 15, 2024

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WRAZE making waves (New Zealand)

The Wairarapa Radio and Zello Enthusiasts [WRAZE] group’s recent club meeting was filled with awards.

WRAZE members Ian Real, Josie Howells, Matthew Campbell and Brian Hart each won Echo Awards.

Echo Awards celebrate a club member making ‘first contact’ with fellow radio and Zello enthusiasts in New Zealand or overseas.

“The first member to see that person come on and make first contact gets an Echo Award,” Shaun Evans, WRAZE Net administrator and coordinator, said.

Ian Real’s VHF Radio Echo Award was for making two international contacts in one evening.

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