August 19, 2022

This Week in Amateur Radio

North America's Premiere Amateur Radio News Magazine

Young people say why ham radio is relevant today

Youth essays enlighten us on how amateur radio can evolve in the age of the internet

The Intrepid-DX Group is a not-for-profit corporation organized to conduct scientific and educational projects related to amateur radio, including DXing and the introduction and promotion of amateur radio in developing countries. This year, ARDC helped fund their Youth ‘Dream Rig’ Essay Contest. The contest was open to all U.S. licensed radio amateurs age 19 or younger.

Contestants were asked to submit a two-page essay answering the question, “How can amateur radio evolve to remain relevant in the age of the Internet?” First prize was an Icom IC-7300 HF/50 MHz transceiver; second and third prizes were a Yaesu FT- 65 VHF/UHF Dual-Band FM Handheld Transceiver.

Read more – Southgate: https://bit.ly/3rdqZuB

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