Prepare for YOTA Month

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 […] Original Article

December YOTA event

Once again, it’s time for the IARU Region 1 December YOTA event when several youngsters from Member Socities will become active with YOTA as suffix in the call sign

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December YOTA Month 2017 registration started!

yotamonthWinter 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.


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GB17YOTA returns for YOTA month

GB17YOTA returns this December for YOTA month. Applications are coming in from clubs across the country so apply soon if you want to be involved. Allocations will be made by the end of October 2017. Email yota.month@rsgb.org.uk to find out more, or to receive the application form.

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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

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