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  • Youth@HamRadio.Fun: Emergency Communications and You(th)

    03/11/2009. After an outbreak of storms in Wisconsin's Kenosha County, Amateur Radio operators were ready to assist public service agencies until the communications infrastructure was restored. In many parts of Oklahoma, hams are constantly standing by to assist relief efforts. The point is this: Amateur Radio is a tool ... Learn More

  • Youth@HamRadio.Fun: DXpeditioning Isn't Just for Old-Timers!

    06/08/2010. By Duncan MacLachlan, KU0DM ARRL Youth Editor ku0dm@arrl. net. June 8, 2010. For five days in July, a group of young amateurs will learn what it's like to BE the DX with the aid of contesting greats and a world renowned station. It's every ham's dream: sitting in a tropical oasis, running Europe for hours on ... Learn More

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

    Aug 30, 2010 ... 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, N6JRL, first contacted me, informing me that there was a possibility that I ... Learn More

  • Youth@HamRadio.Fun: Dayton 2009 -- a Smashing Success!

    06/04/2009. Being a first timer, I didn't know what to expect. My expectations were somewhere around the local hamfest level, just with more people. I was in shock by the end of the first day, as I can't think of any hamfest I've attended that even comes close to Dayton. As far as my expectations go, Dayton surpassed them ... 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: 'Tis the Season, Ham Style!

    12/15/2008. W6S -- A Look Inside Santa's Workshop. Mickey has been operating as W6S every Christmas season for 37 years. "I do 60 rewarding hours as W6S, and enjoy every minute," he said. Mickey began using the W6S call sign in 1997, and since its debut, has become part of the ham radio Christmas cheer! Learn More

  • Youth@HamRadio.Fun: A Small Island, a Young Ham and a Whole ...

    01/06/2009. Alex, a 5th grader, was licensed in October 2008 at the age of 10 and is already involved in recruiting youth and emergency communications. Alex said he got interested in the Amateur Radio because of his father John, AG7N. Alex said he remembers "sitting on my Dad's lap while he was talking to a friend who ... Learn More

  • Youth@HamRadio.Fun: Scouts and Amateur Radio Is a Game of ...

    10/23/2008. If you have friends, neighbors, family or know anyone involved in Scouts, you should ask them about Amateur Radio and see what they know. Offer to set up a station at a meeting or camp out, or maybe teach the Radio Merit Badge at a merit badge forum! Almost any Boy or Girl Scout Troop or Cub Scout Pack ... Learn More

  • Youth@HamRadio.Fun: The First Contact -- Explaining the ...

    04/21/2012. By Sterling Coffey, N0SSC ARRL Youth Editor Experienced hams knew it all too well. Volunteer Examiners expect it. And for some reason, newly licensed hams fear it. What could it be? As the title suggests, completing your first contact is a daunting -- yet exciting -- event for many. Why is that? Learn More

  • National Association for Amateur Radio Website Search

    Results 57 - 64 of 1240 ... Search for Amateur Radio News. 10/02/2015 | Pope Francis Visit Amateur Radio Special Events Log More Than 26,000 Contacts ... 08/27/2011 | Youth@ HamRadio.Fun: Getting on the Air. Learn More ... Learn More