Getting More Young Hams Involved (answer only what you feel comfortable answering)
This is meant for hams under the age of 26 to share how they came to the hobby, and how we can get their peers involved. Please refrain from responding if you don't fit that category. Thanks!
If you're a young ham (26 or under), what got you interested in the hobby?
Saw other hams operating portable
Belonged to a related hobby
Involved in emergency communications group
Interested in electronics
Where do you usually operate from?
I'm unable to get on the air
Have you ever operated a remote station?
What bands do you operate on?
33cm and higher
What modes do you operate
Digital Voice (DMR/DStar/Fusion/NXDN/P25/etc)
Digital HF Voice (FreeDV, etc)
Any ideas on getting more people your age interested in the hobby?
What aspects of the hobby do you dislike?
Ideas on what the ARRL, RSGB, RAC, or any other large body can do to help more involved
Are there any non-ham groups of your peers (multicopter, electronics, etc) that you could see trying to bring into the hobby?
What parts of the hobby do you enjoy?
"Ragchewing"/Meeting new people on the air
Chatting with friends on the air
Talking on repeaters
Finding new hams
Talking with family members
Controlling devices via radio
Weak Signal Work
Amateur TV (FSTV, SSTV, etc etc)
What barriers do you have that prevent you from trying out other aspects of the hobby?
Lack of know-how
Lack of tools
I don't know what is out there to try
No one else I know wants to try it
Are you involved in any of the assorted groups of young amateurs? If so - which ones?
Young Hams Discord
Are you a member of a "brick and mortar"/not-online club?
What age group are you in?
27+ (Uh...read above, please, you're important but will skew our results!)
What gender are you?
Prefer not to say
What continent are you on?
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