In a thought-provoking blog post, Sterling Coffey N0SSC discusses the current state of Amateur Radio and its future
He notes not every young person has a Mom who's sufficiently well off to spend $1000+ on an HF rig for their offspring - Remote Stations could provide the answer:
Sterling suggests because young people do not often have access to the the kind of money an HF radio station requires, I strongly believe to captivate more young people, we need to do more of one of these two things.
- Promote your club’s shack, your own shack to young people.
- Put your shack on a remote service provider for others to use when you’re not."
But Amateur Radio should not just be about people-to-people communications but people-to-machine comms as well:
Read Sterling's Post - http://n0ssc.com/posts/583-millennials-are-killing-ham-radio