Youth on the Air (YOTA) month is this December 2015, and over 40 YOTA callsigns in total will be active from schools, scoutings or just used by young radio amateurs under the age of 26 years.
All Worldwide amateur radio operators are asked to make a QSO with the youngsters, be aware that some of them are new to the radio hobby, while others are more experienced. Goal is to show this amazing radio amateur hobby to youth and to have more “youngsters on the air”.
Among the calls to be active are:
3V8YOTA, 9A0YOTA, 9A15YOTA, A2YOTA, A43YOTA, DQ0YOTA, EA1RCG/YOA, EG9YOTA, EI0YOTA, ES9YOTA, G15YOTA, GI15YOTA, GM15YOTA, GW15YOTA, HA8YOTA, HB9YOTA, HG0YOTA, II2YOTA, II5YOTA, J62YOTA, LX4YOTA, LY5YOTA, LZ2015YOTA, OD5RI/YOTA, OE0YOTA, OE15YOTA, OH2YOTA, OL15YOTA, OM15YOTA, OM9YOTA, ON4YOTA, PA6YOTA, PD6YOTA, SH9YOTA, SP3YOTA, YT15YOTA, and ZS9YOTA.
There are four special awards available for working YOTA Stations
- Bronze: worked 5 YOTA stations
- Silver: worked 10 YOTA stations
- Gold: worked 15 YOTA stations
- Platinum: worked 25 YOTA stations
The YOTA stations will be active throughout the entire month of December. Information about the stations is available at http://www.ham-yota.com/december-yota-month/