Why Do Radio Training (and Ham Training)?

I’ve had several members, and others, ask why they should bother going through with radio training and even going as far as to become a licensed Amateur, or Ham, operator. The articles below describe a good reason why. Even though Hams wouldn’t have used the Maritime Mobile Service, you never know when you, as a licensed operator, may be in a similar situation and may be able to assist someone! Click the links to read the articles.

ARRL Article

SailBlogs Article  Look for the “Mayday! Mayday! Mayday!” article.

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