URE Youth Activities presented through different articles

In the last few years, UNION DE RADIOAFICIONADOS ESPANOLES (URE) promoted several editions of the activity named Radio Day in the Schools (May/June)  where the students are allowed to operate an amateur station in their school under supervision of a licensed EA operator.The URE Sections promotes amateur activities in summer youth camps and organize sometimes demonstrations for students.

Listed below are links of youth related material and articles published by URE:

  1. Amateur Radio borchure targeting kids.
  2. altRadio Show in College "Riu d'Or" Santpedor. Witten by Joan, EB3DSD - URE Magazine October 2010 issue.
  3. AN7SJB in GIBRALTAR's Camp. Written by EA7SB - URE Magazine December 2009 issue.
  4. AN2ETI from Integrated Polytechnic Center TSI of Tudela showing EA2BD given a demonstration on Amateur Radio. URE Magazine November 2009 issue.
  5. 2008 European Radio School Day. URE Magazine July 2008 issue.
  6. "Radioventura" Camp. Written by Nino, EA7KA - URE Magazine November 2007 issue.

Meet SRAL Youth Coordinator OH2FPK Mari

altBorn in 1993, Mari OH2FPK, daughter of OH2BEA and Sister of OH2FDE, earned her first license at the SRAL 2009 youth training camp and the her Extra class in 2010 at the SUOMEN RADIOAMATOORILIITTO ry (SRAL) youth training camp where she also served as assistant camp leader and then became SRAL youth instructor the same year.

Mentored by Jukka OH2BR, Mari is very active on the air and has so far participated in three main contests: SAC 2010, CQWW 2010 and IARU HF contest 2011. She has also participated in the Aland Island OH0/OH2DXF DX-pedition and OH8X events. She is very competent in CW (175 ch/min) and an avid DXer with a country total of 157.

Mari is a smart, positive and reliable person with perseverance and solid goal-orientation. She is teaching taido to the young boys and now two of her pupils are hams. Mari enjoys taido, astronomy and meteorology, bicycling and running. Quite an impressive track record in such a short time. Congratulations.

Additional pictures of Mari taken during her Amateur Radio activities are posted in the IARU Region 1 Photo Gallery.