The Ham Radio training center conducted a special get-together meeting of Ham Radio trainees at 3-00PM on 25-10-15 (Sunday) in the premises of Regional Science Center besides Punnami hotel, Bhavanipuram, Vijayawada. All the 43 qualified candidates in the recent Ham examination and local Ham Radio operators were participated in the meeting.
Dr. Sarth Kurmar, Director (Engineering-PG) at K L University, attended as a chief guest and presented the Ham Radio qualifying certificates to the successful candidates. He encouraged all the Engineering students to take part active role in this activity to hone their technical skills.
Mr. Ramana, Ex Head of the department of physics, Sarada Degree College, a Ham Radio operator addressed the participants and narrated briefly, how his all the three sons excelled in abroad in their academic carrier being Ham Radio operators.
Mr. Sathish a charted accountant by profession is an active Ham Radio operator from the city and is also active in other technical hobbies like Piloting, Paraglidingand Aero modelling. He explained the participants How the Radio communications has helped him to improve his abilities in these activities.
A. Ramesh Babu Coordinator, Ham Radio training Center informed the new entrants of this hobby that the Ham members of Vijayawada procured Very High Frequency Repeater equipment with all the accessors and kept ready to install it on the hill top of Gunadala at a height of 700 feet from the ground level. This arrangement enables all the Ham’s of entire capital area of Andhra Pradesh free communication facility with low cost wacky talky handsets and their services can be of great help at the time of upcoming “Krishna Pushkaralu” and in Natural calamities.
A representation was made to the District administration for the permission to install the repeater on the hilltop of Gunadala. All the Ham enthusiasts of this area are eagerly awaiting for the approval from the concerned authorities. This will certainly boost the image of upcoming new capital city of “Amaravati”.
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