TROTWOOD (WRGT) — Hamvention is hitting Hara Arena with the voices of thousands of amateur radio enthusiasts. They communicate all over the world on Ham frequencies. Some people do it for pleasure while others do it for public safety.
People use Hamvention as a social networking event and a way to meet other amateur radio lovers. They exchange radio IDs and communicate with each other long after the weekend convention is over. FOX 45 talked with one man who says he has been speaking with a person from New Zealand ever since they met over radio. Now their children are pen pals.
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