A Successful YOTA 2017 UK Will Pass Along the “YOTA KEY” to a New Team

From talking with an astronaut aboard the International Space Station to talking around the world on HF from GB17YOTA, the 80 participants at the Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) 2017 UK event had a blast. Held at Gilwell Park, located outside of London, the IARU summer camp allowed the young participants to become international friends in a way that only radio amateurs can appreciate. Next year, t…

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Listen to ICQ podcast YOTA special

There is a special ICQ podcast about YOTA 2017—it is well worth a listen. Among other things you’ll hear interviews with some of the young people who took part, sharing their infectious enthusiasm for amateur radio. If you worked the special event station GB17YOTA then you may be eligible for an award. Finally, for a […]


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YOTA Award – final log uploaded

The final log has been uploaded to the award database—it contains 10,387 QSOs—and so any one who has been waiting to download their award can now go to the YOTA 2017 Award page to obtain their certificate. Our thanks and congratulations to every one who took part.

For the full article, http://rsgb.org/main/blog/front-page-news/2017/08/14/yota-award-final-log-uploaded/

ARISS contact with YOTA UK

We are happy to say that NA1SS is in the log of GB4YOTA. Watch the contact with astronaut Paolo Nespoli IZ0JPA, a longer version is available here.


For the full article, http://www.iaru-r1.org/index.php/general/1696-ariss-contact-with-yota-uk

ISS contact success

We were lucky enough to have not just one but two contacts with ISS astronaut Paolo Nespoli, IZ0JPA – the first with Ham TV and the second just with audio. A group of young Scouts visiting Gilwell Park were excited to see the contact and heard twelve YOTA 2017 radio amateurs asking questions. A great evening which […]

For the full article, http://rsgb.org/main/blog/yota-2017/2017/08/09/iss-contact-success/

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