GB17YOYA will be on the air almost every day in December. The call sign marks YOTA Month, December, and will be used in rotation by clubs up and down the country. Several other countries will also be running their own YOTA Month stations. GB17YOTA will have a special QSL card and will be uploading logs […]
Winter is coming to the northern hemisphere, summer is starting in the southern part. Which means it’s time again for December YOTA month! We encourage you all to take part using a callsign with YOTA in suffix. The idea is to show the amateur radio hobby to youth and to encourage youngsters to be active on the ham radio waves.
Do you want to participate? Register here before December starts.
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…
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 […]
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/
Want to know what the 80 young radio amateurs from 26 countries are doing at YOTA 2017? Then click here
For the full article, http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2017/august/yota-2017-daily-diaries.htm
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
This weekend sees the end of a fabulous YOTA 2017 week. It has been action-packed and a great success. Eighty young radio amateurs from 26 countries have enjoyed trying out new aspects of amateur radio as well as making new friends. After a tense start at the ISS contact on Tuesday, twelve young radio amateurs […]
For the full article, http://rsgb.org/main/blog/news/gb2rs/headlines/2017/08/11/yota-2017-wraps-up/