We are glad to share with you a brief report on the Ham Radio training cum gathering, held in Regional Science center on 24-5-15. Extreme hot conditions of Bezawada fail to dampen the enthusiasm of the students of Ham Radio. About 60 students and others have participated despite of inhospitable conditions due the extreme hot sun. Vijayawada has literally turned into Blazewada with temperatures remaining above 45 degrees Celsius for past four days.
Kuthumbaka Ramesh who is a high court advocate by profession is a Ham Radio operator attended as a chief guest. He went to the neighboring earthquake devastated country “Nepal” along with Ham Radio team carrying the HF &VHF equipment’s for providing Emergency communication network. He was cynosure among all speakers and his speech was central attraction to all the Ham Radio trainees. The much-needed services provided by Ham Radio operators K. Ramesh and his team was, received well appreciations from the people of Nepal and its Government. Kuthumbaka Ramesh was felicitated by Sri Chandana Kedarish and others as token of gesture for his good services.
Mr. Ramana garu, Ex Head of the department physics of Sarada Degree College addressed students and narrated briefly, how his three sons excelled in abroad in their academic carrier being Hams. Mr. Prasad, a veteran Ham Radio operator exhorted the Engineering Students to take up this activity seriously to improve practical knowledge. He explained in detail how Japan emerged in to a top Electronic country using their massive ham radio operator’s knowledge.
Mr. Chandana kedarish VU2JME were present though out the programme and issued participating certificates to the Ham Radio trainees. He was instrumental in providing repeater and all other required accessories for establishment of Ham Radio repeater in Vijayawada. All the Hams in and around of Vijayawada are eagerly awaiting for the day to see shifting of the repeater to the hill top of “Gunadala” which can transforms the capital area of Andhra Pradesh "Vijayawada" in to a Hub Ham Radio activities.
A. Ramesh Babu, VU2RDM
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