By GERCINE CARTER
AMATEUR RADIO OPERATION may be a “grand and glorious hobby” as one operator described it, but the passion ham radio operators in the Amateur Radio Society of Barbados (ARSB) have for the pastime makes it look like serious business .
When the group assembles at its clubhouse in Oxnard’s tonight to celebrate the Society’s 60th anniversary with light-hearted chat over dinner, there will undoubtedly be many a reflection on how this group has connected Barbados with the rest of the world in good
times and bad.
As a former president Ronald Armstrong explained, “We have a wide reach, so we extend our hobby to help with disasters. We also help sometimes with special events but we are there really to help specially with disasters and we have done that over the years.”
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