Awareness drive to revive ham radio

The Indian Institute of Hams is seeking to expand its base of amateur radio users, especially targeting youths, which it believes will help during times of emergency

“The institute on Sunday began its awareness drive in association with the Institution of Engineers (India). Later in the month, it will hold a two-day workshop wherein new members who want to experiment with ham radio will be trained and recruited as ham radio enthusiasts.”

“The institute, which is keeping the tradition of communicating with amateur radio enthusiasts across the world alive, will hold the workshop on 15 and 16  June at the Institution of Engineers (India), Mysore. During the awareness event, the institute director Shankar Sathyapal VU2FI pointed out that with the penetration of internet, ham radio can be used to connect to multiple operators.”

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