Eighty young people from 26 countries are coming to the UK for a week to take part in the seventh prestigious YOTA (Youngsters on the Air) summer camp. Hosted by the RSGB at the scouting activity centre at Gilwell Park, near London, it will be a week packed with a variety of events and a chance for the young people to forge international friendships.
The youngsters will take part in fun and challenging amateur radio activities, visits to Bletchley Park and the National Radio Centre, Ofcom’s Spectrum Management Centre in Baldock and also the London Science Museum. They will also have the amazing opportunity to use amateur radio to speak directly to astronaut Paulo Nespoli, IZ0JPA on the International Space Station (ISS) and see him via live video by Amateur TV.
Steve Hartley, G0FUW, RSGB Board Director and YOTA Project Manager said: “We are delighted to have the honour of hosting YOTA’s seventh international Read full release