You’ve heard it a million times: our kids are the future. That statement gets applied to almost everything, including amateur radio. How can you argue with an obvious fact like that?
But I am starting to think it is incorrect.
We’ve had really good success on creating new hams of all ages in our Technician License Class (at the Tri-Lakes Monument Radio Association). We’ve been doing this for a while now and I think I am seeing a pattern emerge. We’ve been able to attract middle schoolers to the class and help them get their ham radio license. I’ve talked to many of them on the air. They’ve helped out with public service events. They seem to have fun playing with radios.... READ MORE
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The FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) has clarified that all RF LED lighting devices falling under Part 15 rules as “unintentional radi... Read more
CubeSat Transponders Active PSK31 transponders on two US Naval Academy CubeSats are operational, according to Bob Bruninga, WB4APR. The CubeSa... Read more
ARRL members who are federal employees can support the ARRL by participating in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Pledges during the 2014 CFC toppe... Read more