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Essex Ham member Dorothy Stanley M0LMR was recently asked to talk about her amateur radio journey at an event called Women in Tech.

Essex Ham member Dorothy Stanley M0LMR was recently asked to talk about her amateur radio journey at an event called Women in Tech. Dorothy talked about the hobby in general, how she got started, and how she progressed to running her popular Essex Ham YL net and making her first EME moonbounce contact. A full video of her inspirational talk can be found at: sxham.uk/wit Essex Ham members also supported the Basildon Street Science Festival 2019. This brought together scientists and ambassadors to Basildon town centre for a range of hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) activities. Radio activities included demonstrations of Raspberry Pi SDRs and Arduino controllers, as well as the opportunity to send greetings messages. During the day, David Burton-Sampson (Mayor of Basildon) and local MP Stephen Metcalfe took up the challenge of making their first contact over amateur radio. There is a short video at: sxham.uk/bss

 

This article was featured in the September 2019 issue of Practical Wireless