Amateur Radio

JOTA 2016 - Calling the World!

AZARA Jamboree on the Air JOTAThis October 14, 15 and 16th you are invited to join more than 1,000,000 students and teachers from 150+ countries. Radio operators worldwide will be turning on their radios to give youth the opportunity to speak around the world, to learn about each other’s cultures, to practice their radio skills and make new friends. Amateur radio operators in La Paz and Riverside counties will be making their radio stations open to the public for everyone to participate.

To find an HF JOTA station near you please view October 14, 15 and 16th on the calendar on the right and click on any event that includes the word "JOTA" in the title for more information.

The AZARA Super-Science JOTA Campout

All AZARA Radio Club members, local boy scout troops and their families are welcome to visit or tent camp overnight for the AZARA Super-Science Campout.  We'll be making radio contacts, cooking over a campfire, learning about astronomy, camping, watching an outdoor movie, and sharing time together with friends around the campfire. Click on the image below to view or download the event flyer.

 

AZARA JOTA Amateur Radio

 

How to Get Started in Amateur Radio

 

It's easy to get started in Amateur Radio

Whether you want to experiment with leading edge technologies, help others keep in touch with family and friends, talk with the other side of the world, serve your community, or have a radio for emergency communications when the power goes out, it’s easy to get started in amateur radio. The best way to get started and learn is to listen to amateurs on the radio bands, read about Amateur Radio, or best of all, meet and speak with radio amateurs in your area.

AMATEUR RADIO CALENDAR
Everyone is welcome - click events for details. Have an event to add?... just email Calendar@AZARA.org 
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Articles and Videos

Amateur Radio - Condensed Video
Amateur Radio - Full Video
History of Communication
How Radio has Changed Our World
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Why Amateur Radio
Who Can Use Ham Radio
Emergency Communication Services
Government Support of Ham Radio
What Can We Do With Amateur Radio
Educational Benefits of Ham Radio
Experimenting With Amateur Radio
How to Get Started in Amateur Radio