ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, expressed his surprise when he discovered his usual amateur radio talk didn't impress young people
In the 2016 ARRL Annual Report Rick writes:
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When radio amateurs speak about the hobby to potential newcomers they frequently talk about things that took place in the last century.
For many young people even events that happened in 2010 will still be half-a-lifetime ago!