February 24, 2024

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

Via the RAC: Amateurs in the News: “Amid pandemic, amateur radio societies across the North are seeking new recruits”

“The call for recruits went out this month, but with a pandemic keeping people at home, the online courses are filling up quickly”, said Ron Thompson, VE8RT. 

“Welder’s Daughter frontwoman, Karen Novak is planning to get her Amateur Radio licence.”

“Novak grew up on an acreage in Alberta and couldn’t get TV signals. She first took an interest in Amateur Radio because her parents owned many shortwave radios.”

“As a synthesizer specialist, I deal with tones and modulating sound. I tune into those frequencies a lot with my work, so this just takes it to a whole other level.” 

Read more – from Radio Amateurs of Canada: https://bit.ly/2Bn73PW