Teacher helps students earn amateur radio licenses

Petal High School Information Technology teacher Brad Amacker N5MZ  helped his students earn amateur radio licenses thanks to a grant he received during the 2012-13 school year

The Hattiesburg American reports that Amacker used the grant for a project involving a digital mode of Amateur Radio called D-STAR, Digital Smart Technologies for Amateur Radio.

His IT classes studied Amateur Radio and FCC Rules during the fall semester and seventeen students earned FCC Amateur Radio licenses.

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