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Youngsters On The Air
YOTA is a group of young radio amateurs from Europe. Most of us are under the age of 25. We get together and share our knowledge and ideas with each other to increase the number of young people in this great hobby!
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yota2014thumbnail Youngsters On The Air Finland 2014

During the summer of 2014, a youth radio camp “Youngsters on the Air” will be held in Finland, organized...

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yotaawardsmall2 Youngsters On the Air Award

May be requested by any licensed amateur radio or SWL listener. Different awards: Bronze : 5 worked YOTA stations...

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default December YOTA month!

After the success of the Youngsters On The Air events in the summer we decided that it’s time to do some...

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It was decided towards the end of the week that YOTA 2014 was to be held in Finland.  The...

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Team photo Team Photos

We all gathered in our YOTA t-shirts to have the Group photo taken, it was a gorgeous day and...

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Country presentation Country Presentations

Throughout the course of YOTA each team was asked to do a presentation on “A Day in the life...

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On and Off Air Contests On and Off Air Contests

There were 2 contests held while we were in Estonia, one was a 2m “on-air” contest between licensed YOTA...

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Foxhunting ARDF – Foxhunting

Another interesting item was ARDF (or Foxhunting).  This was held by Team Bulgaria, and took place in the park...

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ES9YOTA ES9YOTA – Operating in Estonia

The main station for YOTA was held in a tower in the grounds of a nearby park.  It was...

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Antenna building Antenna Building

Another practical workshop that was a great hit with the kids.  We were given the opportunity to build our...

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Satellites Workshop – Satellites

This workshop was very interesting.  We had a visit from a member of the team involved in ESTCUBE-1 who...

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free time Free time

Between the workshops and at the end of every evening, all participants were allowed a certain amount of free...

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How we started in our hobby How we started in our hobby

The number one most important thing we all have is an interest in the hobby.  It is essential. There...

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How to start a career in telecommunications How to start a career in telecommunications

We worked in teams for this workshop.  This was great fun and everyone had their input. Everyone agreed that...

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Building robots Building Robots

This was a brilliant workshop.  It involved pairs of youngsters programming a little robot, which were are cool little...

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Kit building Kit Building

Another great success workshop, it involved getting little electronic kits and building them.  This was done with the help...

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Energiser games Energiser games

Before all workshops (usually in the morning and afternoon) we had energiser games.  These were set out by the...

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default Intercultural evening

Every year in YOTA, an intercultural evening is held at the beginning of the week. This is where each...

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introduction workshop Introduction workshop

At the beginning of the week, all participants were asked to introduce themselves, tell people of their personal situation...

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cul1 Visit to TU Eindhoven

One of the days we went with a bus to Holland, to visit the Technical University of Eindhoven. The...

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cul2 Arduino Workshop

One of the upcoming trends in electronics is Arduino. You can control a lot with an Arduino shield or...

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cul3 Foxhunting at ON7LR

The YOTA group went to ON7LR which is also known as OT5A, the contest station. The area is an...

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