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Becoming a Radio Amateur

In Amateur Radio we are constantly looking for interesting ways to appeal to those outwith the hobby, to encourage new blood to join our ranks. While nowadays this may be achieved through a well presented Tiktok video or a well planned outreach endeavour, in times past things were a little more… stayed!

Below are a few examples of 'Becoming a Radio Amateur' leaflets. Reading these in chronological order will show, among other things, how the amateur licence changed over the years, as well as standard practice (AM QSO on 2m anyone?) and social norms (The person in charge of a sending station must make himself acquainted with…!).





uk-licence-archive_becoming.txt · Last modified: 2024/05/28 22:25 by gm5aug