What We Do

We do:
  • Equip and maintaine mobile emergency communications unit for use by youth in support of various emergency relief organizations
  • Operate and maintain a repeater in the metro area where youth are welcome
  • Have a pool of Amateur Radio instructors available
  • Hold amateur radio license classes
  • Arrange for training on advanced amateur radio topics
  • Make available a pool of amateur radio equipment for loan to youth organizations
  • Organize and supporting local events where youth interested in amateur radio can get together and learn from each other
  • Include representatives from scouting, ARRL, emergency communications groups, government and other community organizations in need of amateur radio communications services as members of our advisory board 
  • Sponsor a website listing everything we know about amateur radio in Minnesota
  • Provide technical assistance to youth organizations and participating public service agencies
  • Provide a pool of Volunteer Examiners to hold testing sessions that are open to all but are designed to be as youth-friendly as possible.