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  • Youth@HamRadio.Fun: A First Timer's Adventure at the Dayton ...

    06/18/2011. By Sterling Coffey, N0SCC ARRL Youth Editor. About three years ago, I became familiar with the idea of hamfests -- a convention of hams who go there to take their exams, check QSL cards, buy stuff from traveling vendors and flea marketers, as well as win prizes and participate in lectures or activities. My local ... Learn More

  • Youth@HamRadio.Fun: Getting a Niche in Amateur Radio

    03/31/2012. Sterling Coffey,N0SSC ARRL Youth Editor. Many have asked and pondered the answers to the question: “What is the best way to draw in new young hams?” Gordon West, WB6NOA, asked this very question to my friend Jacob Keogh, KD0NVX, on Ham Nation, hosted by Bob Heil, K9EID. Last month, I  ... Learn More

  • Youth@HamRadio.Fun: An Elmer's Guide to Explaining Ham Radio

    04/23/2011. By Sterling Coffey, N0SSC ARRL Youth Editor. Hams have always been at the forefront of wireless technology since the dawn of radio in the late 1800s. Long ago, we were granted an impressively diverse and expansive hobby that allowed the technologically and electronically curious to not only experiment on ... Learn More

  • National Association for Amateur Radio Website Search

    Results 81 - 88 of 1240 ... ARRL | American Radio Relay League News, Events and Features. The Amateur Radio Relay League publishes daily updates on the world of ham ... 02/26/2013 | Youth@HamRadio.Fun: New Mexico -- Land of Hamchantment. Learn More ... Learn More

  • Youth@HamRadio.Fun: Field Day at Kansas City Maker Faire

    08/01/2012. By Sterling Coffey, N0SSC ARRL Youth Editor Many months ago, I was invited to come to Kansas City during ARRL Field Day to operate a unique station. Most envision a Field Day station as a few tents and towers in the local city park, but this one was far from that. This Field Day site lay in the ... Learn More

  • Youth@HamRadio.Fun: Another Field Day in the Books

    07/06/2009. Once you get past the heat and stress that goes into planning and setting up a Field Day operation, it appears to be just another contest; however Field Day is more than a contest -- it's a drill. The purpose of Field Day being to practice setting up an Amateur Radio station capable of making contacts with ... Learn More

  • Youth@HamRadio.Fun: W0EEE Kicks off Youth Month on TWiT's ...

    11/26/2011. By Sterling Coffey, N0SSC ARRL Youth Editor. A few months ago, Bob Heil, K9EID, founder of Heil Sound, Ltd, and Gordon “Gordo” West, WB6NOA , and others teamed up with This Week in Tech (TWiT) to bring us Ham Nation, a fantastic podcast designed for hams of all skills, ages and niches that is all about  ... Learn More

  • Youth@HamRadio.Fun: A Scouting Marathon

    10/16/2009. I'm semi-sorry to say that school is back in session. Gone are the days of sleeping in and staying up late with friends. Gone are the lazy days of summer, but that is why I'm only semi-sorry. The summer doldrums are coming to an end, as we enter the most exciting time of the year for radio and Scouting. Contest ... Learn More

  • Youth@HamRadio.Fun: A 2010 Youth DX Adventure

    Aug 30, 2010 ... By Duncan MacLachlan, KU0DM ARRL Youth Editor I desperately wanted to go on a DXpedition before I turned 18. I know not many kids my age have had the opportunity to travel abroad, let alone travel abroad for the sole purpose of doing something you love. So when Don DuBon, ... Learn More

  • Youth@HamRadio.Fun: New Year, New Goals, More Calculus ...

    01/29/2012. By Sterling Coffey, N0SSC ARRL Youth Editor After celebrating the New Year and holiday festivities with some well-deserved rest -- and lots of time spent on the air -- I look back at the break, and like all of you in school, I always think it was too short. During my free time, I finished several ... Learn More