"YACHT, May Excitement fill your Sails and Catch the Ham Radio Wave as we Ship our Signal around the World" Promoting the enjoyment of Ham Radio with emphasis on youth.
Our purpose is to expand the horizons in the field of contesting along with general and advanced ham radio techniques, and to foster a greater appreciation of the role they play in the overall hobby of amateur radio, as well as giving kids a challenge and enjoyment. We have 78 young hams with members in 19 states and 4 countries. We have 19 adult coaches/advisors. Come and sail with us..
AES Superfest 2013
Edward, KJ4NRN, YTM#70
A very active young ham. Check out his page and his participation in a youth Dx-pedition to Costa Rica http://www.qrz.com/db/kj4nrn
Our very first YACHT members in 2007 (L-R) Dallas KD8ESI, Joey W9JJC, Libby K7CP, Tyler KC9FKE, Joshua KD8FUF
Tahmara KC9UJM, age 10 YTM#77 with her family of hams
NEW CALL James AB7XT above
They are very active on HF from their school, various contests, and their famous "Radio in the Park" series.
Youth Forum presentation by K7KTI, Kati YTM#58 at Pacificon ARRL convention in CA
We welcome all young hams and their mentors of any age. Welcome our newest members, Jesse KB1YNK YTM#83 and Emma KC9ZOD, YTM#84
Another successful AES Superfest display. Joining the DAR/YACHT table was Tahmara KC9UJM YTM77, Nathan KC9OCE YTM#72, Brett KD8NAZ YTM#61, and Jeremy, soon to get his Tech license. Several other YACHT members stopped by and many hams as well to compliment us and wish us continued success in our young ham programs. Two new members were signed on: KC9YGJ age 10 and KC9REQ age 14.
We look forward to hearing from them and others on the YACHT Youth echolink net every Sat. at 7pm CDST on the Michigan echolink conference server #96170 / IRLP#9617.
ZS6YH Mitchel YTM#42 one of our South Africa members is now the Youth Coordinator of the SARL, the So. African equivalent of ARRL. YACHT congratulates you, and is proud to have you on our team.
Youth Forum participants at Hamvention 2013 Carole Perry WB2MGP back row right.
Check out this website recommend by AB7XT (his new call). Lots of great science facts and information.
**YACHT YOUTH NET Continues at a High Level**
Average check ins for Nov-Dec. was 14. Thanks to all who participated. Keep the YACHT excitement alive and a force in ham radio promotion for youth throughout 2014.
Another one of our Emma's. Our newest member. She received her call in early Sept. and is now KC9ZOD, YTM84
Emma, KC9YGJ, YTM81 in front of a small corner of the fabulous ham radio collection of W9EVT on Washington Is. WI.
This group meets every Sun. at 8pm CST on the W0EEE rpt in Rolla, MO echolink node #543143.
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