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    Feature. 02/28/2012 | Youth@HamRadio.Fun: Hamfesting Like Crazy. The last few weekends of January was all about burning gas and traveling across Missouri to visit two of the state's great hamfests: the NKC Hamfest in Kansas City , and Winterfest in St Louis. Thankfully they were separated by a week, so this allowed me ... Learn More

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    A Hundred Kids A Day: Ham Radio at Arizona Science Center ... in the absence of a live operator. Read more about how local hams share the traditional and the contemporary of ham radio with young visitors. ... little contesting. Read more about his approach to engage kids and show them the fun Amateur Radio can offer. Learn More

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    Feature. 10/02/2011 | Youth@HamRadio.Fun: A Success Story. At the Missouri S&T Amateur Radio Club, W0EEE, we've blasted into the new school year by recruiting new members and planning projects -- including a cooperative fox hunt with IEEE -- as well as some outdoor public informational and demonstrational activit Learn More

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    09/29/2012 | Youth@HamRadio.Fun: The Young Amateurs Contest Ham Team ... NASA is now accepting proposals from US schools, museums, science centers and community youth organizations to host an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact between November 1, 2012 and May 1, 2013. Learn More

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    11/26/2011 | Youth@HamRadio.Fun: W0EEE Kicks off Youth Month on TWiT's Ham Nation. 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,  ... Learn More

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    Feature. 08/01/2012 | Youth@HamRadio.Fun: Field Day at Kansas City Maker Faire. 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  ... Learn More

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    04/21/2012 | Youth@HamRadio.Fun: The First Contact -- Explaining the Excitement of Your First QSO. 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 ... Learn More

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    08/05/2009 | Youth@HamRadio.Fun: Awards All Around. Summer can be a slow time of year in the ham radio world. The contesters are in remission, preparing for battle in the fall. Hamfests are scarce, as cheap locations with air conditioning are hard to find; however, the ARRL -- and many others -- take this. Learn More ... Learn More

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    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 the v Learn More

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    Feature. 03/30/2013 | Youth@HamRadio.Fun: New Kid in Town. Moving to a new town is a big undertaking, whether as a family, a temporary move to study abroad or get work experience while in college -- or even moving to college itself. Although it's never easy to let go of the old and become acquainted with a new pl Learn More