Y.A.C.H.T.
"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.
Sailing on to new heights.
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 94 young hams with members in 22 states and 4 countries. We have 21 adult coaches/advisors.  Come and sail with us..
     AES Superfest 2014


 Sam KG7HBY YTM88
of Sparks, NV.
10 yr old General

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 YTM77 at AES Superfest 2013. Ed KG8CX, Brett KD8NAZ, and Jeremy
Highly recommended active youth group:
Viking Radio club at Eisenhower Middle School in Lawton, OK http://www.qrz.com/db/kf5crf
NEW CALL  James AB7XT above, old photo, he is now 15 and YTM#80

For more DAR/YACHT photos go here and click on the appropriate page
http://w8pif.webstarts.com/index.html
Check out Worldwide Friendship Net. James is Saturday N.C. http://worldwidefriendship.net/index_2.htm
Newest members:(20 so far in 2014):
AD0JA Jacob, KF5BEW Abbi, KF5FYS Kendra, KF5BET Galen, Samuel KG5AYI,  Zorion KG7KNK, ZU6M Angelo,(So. Africa), ZU6BV Cliriska (So. Africa), KK4NGD Jackson, AK4BH Blaise, N3DCP Dominic, KK4TGV Max, Justin AC8PI, KD8ZYR and newest KM4COQ Christopher, now 120 members strong.
Interested in Joining a fast growing team? Contact Ed kg8cx@new.rr.com

YACHT and the D.A.R. Radio club did not display at Superfest this year due in part to a smaller venue and limited table space.  However one of our members did attend...Emma KC9YGJ YTM#81 and her dad Kyle KC9SDK. 


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.
Very useful site from WK1RK Kids group.  Check them out http://www.cmrk.net/wk1rk/downloads.html
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 at 9pm CST on the W0EEE rpt first Sat. of the month in Rolla, MO echolink node #543143.

    Y-oung A-mateurs C-ommunications H-am T-eam
Youth & Ham Radio, the future of our beloved Amateur Radio Service.
One of our newer members, Ryan KD9ANT YTM#85 from Woodruff, WI
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Two Youth Nets to check out.. Thur. 7pm CST on the Layfayette, LA  W5DDL rpt. echolink #759629.  Abbi KF5 BEW and Kendra KF5FYS net controls. Sam KG7HBY also runs a net on Fri. at 5:30PST on the KA7ZAU-R
Another Emma KC9ZOD as she passed her Tech.  She is #84
Kati K7KTI #58 a General class young ham, who has been appointed ARRL Youth Coordinator for Nevada.
Here is one of newest members, Samuel KG5AYI, YTM#95.  He is 8 years old.
New Member, Zorion KG7KNK from Las Vegas.  He just turned 9.
and working on his General. Welcome aboard.
YTM#96
Other new member from So. Africa. Angelo ZU6M YTM97.  Welcome
One of two new members from So. Africa, Cliriska ZU6BV, YTM98  Welcome aboard
View of large group of Scouts from So. Africa.  Our newest members are 2nd from right and 3rd from left.  Others are familiar with ham radio and may soon get licensed.