Radio Amateurs / Hams should consider 3D printing

Mike Grauer, Jr, KE7DBX, has suggested that radio amateurs to think about how 3D printers can be used in home construction  

As a member of the ham radio community, I have always been fascinated by the maker mindset which has existed since the early days of radio. From making radio equipment from scratch, to kits and even modifying commercially available equipment, the maker movement and radio go hand in hand.
— Mike Grauer, Jr, KE7DBX

The 3D printing community shares many traits with the ham radio movement. At the heart of it all is making, creating and inventing.

And just like ham radio operators, those involved with 3D printing are constantly learning new technical skills that can be used in other areas of our lives.

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