A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 5-26-2023


Topic: Why does the century-old hobby of "amateur radio" endure in the cell phone and digital age?

Guests: Morgan Lyons, KI5SXY, Collegiate Amateur Radio Club; Thomas Wrede, DF2OO, Deutscher Amateur-Radio-Club; Bob Bereit, K3RMB, Radio Scouting; Allan Boyd, VE3AJB, Radio Amateurs of Canada

How Topic Discussed: Recorded on location May 20, 2023, at Dayton Hamvention in Xenia, Ohio, the nation's largest convention of amateur radio operators. What is "ham" radio and how does it differ from broadcasting and CB radio? How does someone get involved in the hobby? What sorts of people do they meet? Why does the hobby remain interesting to young people?



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.26MB - Duration: 29:46 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)


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