Amateur Radio is a wonderful hobby that brings people, electronics and communication together. Here, in this hobby people use two-way radios to talk across town, around the world, or even into space, all without the Internet or cell phone towers.
This is an activity that includes self learning, Inter-Communication & Technical Investigation and the users are called Amateur Radio Operators. Amateurs talk to local friends over the radio waves
using a hand-held transceiver, they communicate digitally with packet radio to exchange personal
messages or or engage in contests with other Radio Amateurs over the airwaves. In amateur radio there is something for everyone.
There are several million people all over the world who pursue this activity in their free time.
What do get out of amateur radio?
Being involved in amateur radio is beneficial for you in many ways.
- Carrier and Life:Its a great platform for self study and personal development. You will, for example, learn about electronics and radio propagation; expand your knowledge of geography and enhance your personal communication skills. An interest in amateur radio gives you curiosity to learn and that will help you succeed in academics and in life. It often kindles an interest in maths and science, which can then lead to a successful career in science or engineering.
- Social Contacts: In addition to technical skills, you will also learn social skills. In making contacts with other amateur radio operators, your will make friends with other hams around the country and around the world. These Social Contacts can help you to a greater extent in your life and Career.