Hams Promote Hobby to western Virginia School

Eight Rivers Ham Radio Club members Rudy Marrujo KD8WPG, Janice Cozart KE8COZ and Lee Wolfe KD8TYS visited PCHS where they were met by a large group of bright-eyed and anxious students who want to learn more about becoming ham radio operators.

The program is the brainchild of Jean Srodes, who works with students in Pocahontas County. Srodes came up with the idea of bringing ham radio to the school while exploring STEM activities.  

The response to this was overwhelming
— Jean Srodes

Her idea for a student-operated ham radio base was presented to the Eight Rivers Ham Radio Club, and club members were immediately on board to purchase equipment and to establish a radio base at the school.

Although this is primarily a STEM Club activity, the opportunity is open to all interested students.  

Media Story - https://pocahontastimes.com/ham-radio-coming-to-pchs/