Radio Waves Spring 2017

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In this Issue

Feature Stories

  • KID Museum Station Powers Up at Maker Faire… 1
  • Amateur Radio Sparks Interest at Elementary School…2
  • Making a Good Hobby Better Through Post-Licensing Enrichment… 3


  • Charter School’s Young Scholars Reach Great Heights via ARISS… 4

In the Classroom

  • Teaching with the Solar Eclipse …5
  • Resources for Instruction …5

Instructor Corner — News, Ideas, Support

  • Instructor Reporting and Recognition Program Gains Momentum…6
  • A Passive Method to Learning Morse?… 6
  • Brush Up on Boy Scouts Merit Badge Requirements… 6

Upcoming Events, Opportunities, and Deadlines…7




Lisa Kustosik, KA1UFZ

Education Services Administrator

ARRL–The National Association for Amateur Radio

225 Main Street

Newington, CT 06111

Tel:  860-594-0245   —   Fax:  860-594-0259