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    Feature. 05/26/2013 | Youth@HamRadio.Fun: Hams on Mars (Almost). Eight Missouri S&T students took their Amateur Radio license exams last week -- and passed! Most of the examinees wanted to get a license so they could legally operate high power wireless equipment for the Mars Rover Design Team, or MRDT. Learn More

  • Youth@HamRadio.Fun: A Bird's Eye View

    12/30/2009. Duncan P MacLachlan, KU0DM ARRL Youth Editor. Satellites (also referred to as "birds") are nothing new to the science or Amateur Radio community. Since the very first satellite, Sputnik 1, went into orbit in 1957, amateurs have had a special interest in satellites. Ham radio operators were there at the very ... 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 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

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    Results 73 - 80 of 1360 ... 05/17/2011 | Youth@HamRadio.Fun: The Status of Youth in Amateur Radio. I would like to thank all the readers for the fantastic comments and e-mails that you have sent in reply to the first few articles I have written. I would particularly like to thank the younger folks who have given me the topics of ... Learn More

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

    04/21/2012. By Sterling Coffey, N0SSC ARRL Youth Editor n0ssc@arrl.net. 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

  • 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

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    Feature. 09/29/2012 | Youth@HamRadio.Fun: The Young Amateurs Contest Ham Team. Everyone has heard the phrase “If you build it, they will come,” and when it comes to ham radio, they will. Learn More · KB0Hnew.jpg ... Learn More

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    06/13/2012 | Youth@HamRadio.Fun: From Field Day to Financial Aid -- What Amateur Radio Can Bring (besides On-The-Air Fun). Everyone finds his or her own niche in Amateur Radio. It can be as simple as having an mobile rig in the car that you might turn on every once in a while, doing nothing but listen to numbers ... Learn More

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    Feature. 05/17/2011 | Youth@HamRadio.Fun: The Status of Youth in Amateur Radio. I would like to thank all the readers for the fantastic comments and e-mails that you have sent in reply to the first few articles I have written. I would particularly like to thank the younger folks who have given me the topics of this article, and ... Learn More