Helping feed youngsters into the magic of radio and electronics, VARC today supported a buildathon at Sandridge School, St Albans. This is part of the build up to the first UK school contact with Tim Peake on the ISS.
The club is working with Sandringham School, St Albans, over its expected contact with Tim Peake, now aboard the International Space Station. A large part of Tim’s time on the ISS is being devoted to Educational Outreach.
The Club ran a ‘Foundation Licence’ course in December 2015 for five candidates. All passed with good marks. Three of the candidates were pupils from Sandringham School, St. Albans, who were taking the course in prep …
Amateur Radio, often known as 'ham radio', is both a hobby and a service that uses various types of radio equipment to communicate with other radio amateurs for self-training, recreation and public service.