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YOTA - Youth on the Air

YOTA - Youth on the Air are holding a camp for young radio amateurs at Gilwell Park Scout Camp Site from 5th to 12th August 2017.

Special badges have been produced to celebrate this event and to fund less fortunate youngsters from other countries, they can be bought for £15. Please contact Pam Helliwell G7SME who has a small supply.

If you would like to see what YOTA is all about, please check the following websites.

Vlog#1 features the Youth Committee Chair, Mike Jones 2E0MLJ - take a look at YouTube channel

Our second YOTA 2017 vlog is now online - RSGB Youth Regional Representative Rebecca Hughes, M6BUB will be helping withthe activities during the international YOTA 2017 week in August. She talks about the amateur radio activity she's most looking forward to.

You can see this and the other vlogs on our dedicated YOTA pages

Please take a moment to support the young people and this event by watching these (there will be a series of them over the coming weeks) - it is somthing new we are trying and it would be great to have your support. Mike Jones' vlog has had over 400 views soi far but it would be good to beat that number!

If you are on Facebook or Twitter and can like/share/retweet yesterday's announcement that will also help to publicise them ... and might encourage people to have a look at the other information on the YOTA pages.

YOTA 2017 section


New Meeting Arrangements
Please see the 'Diary Dates' page for information.

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