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Winter YOTA - Let's go PA

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  1. G4TUT

    G4TUT Ham Member QRZ Page

    Winter YOTA - Let's go PA

    Chair of the IARU Region 1 Youth Working Group, Lisa Leenders PA2LS, reports Winter-YOTA is a sub-regional Youngsters On The Air event, in The Netherlands

    This year, in the middle of December, it’s time for Winter YOTA. A fun radio camp especially for youngsters.


    Would you like to learn more about amateur radio? Did you just pass your radio license exam? Or have you been active already for a couple of years?

    You’re invited to take part in this unique event! Which is full of amateur radio activities and most important – a lot of fun!

    Are you 16-25 years old and interested in amateur radio? Then you’re the perfect fit for this event. You don’t need to be a licensed radio amateur to take part, also newcomers to the radio hobby are welcome. We only ask you to be a member of one of the IARU member societies.

    Arrival: Thursday 12 December after 15:00
    Departure: Sunday 15 December in the morning after breakfast

    In the forest nearby Oosterhout (Noord-Brabant), The Netherlands. There is a camp building with all required facilities, such as sleeping places and space for activities.

    Winter YOTA Programme
    At the moment, we are working hard to finish the full program. However, we can inform you that it’s going to be very interesting. It will be packed full with workshops and all kind of activities regarding amateur radio. Since the location is in the middle of the forest, we will have activities outside in the woods.
    December is also December YOTA month. Youngsters across the planet will be active with callsigns with YOTA in its suffix. We will be taking part in this event as well, using the callsign PA6YOTA.
    In short, you won’t get bored, next to the program we will take care for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It will be fun event! If the weather is with us, we will have a winter-campfire evening.

    Biggest part of the event is funded by IARU R1 and the VERON funds. We ask all participants to contribute a fee of €25.
    Accommodation, 3 meals a day and activities are covered.

    How to apply?
    You can apply via this link
    Keep in mind that we have a limited amount of spots available and thus might have to pick who can come.

    When you register for the event, you will automatically apply for the newsletter.

    Do you have any questions, or are you looking for more info? Feel free to send an email to: winteryota(@)

    Source IARU Region 1

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  2. KN4NSZ

    KN4NSZ Ham Member QRZ Page

    Sounds fun. :)

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