Amateur Radio in the Media


Here is a selection of recent stories mentioning Amateur Radio in the local media:


March 2, 2018
Now on the air: Girl Scouts
Shirley Girl Scout Troop 73497 teamed up with the Nashoba Valley Amateur Radio Club to host the 2nd Annual World Thinking Day on the Air. (Nashoba Valley Voice)

photo of Lawrence S. Bacow, KA1ZFQ, Harvard President-elect
Lawrence S. Bacow, KA1ZFQ

February 12, 2018
Lawrence Bacow: A son of immigrants, a vibrant voice for colleges
Local Brookline amateur named President of Harvard University; ham radio mentioned. (Boston Globe (“paywall” protected))
See also: Radio amateur named as next president of Harvard University (ARRL)

February 5, 2018
Blizzard of ’78 still fresh in people’s minds
Michael Dukakis declared a state of emergency in Massachusetts, and the National Guard came in to help clear the snow and rescue the stranded. …. Reports from ham radio operators in touch with the boat’s captain and crew describe an increasingly desperate crew fighting hypothermia and injuries … (Gloucester Daily Times)

February 5, 2018
Blizzard of ’78: 40 years ago, Waltham rallied in emergency
Hams sending and receiving emergency traffic mentioned in this article chronicling the historic Blizzard of ’78 (Waltham


July 13, 2017
Hingham Holds Amateur Radio Relay League (sic) Field Day (Hingham

June 24, 2017
Amateur Radio Day proclaimed by Gov. Charlie Baker (Official Website of the Governor of Massachusetts)

photo of Jeremy Breef-Pilz, KB1REQ
Jeremy Breef-Pilz, KB1REQ

February 2, 2017
Using Ham Radios to Increase Public Safety
ECE senior Jeremy Breef-Pilz’s love of ham radios led to his interest in engineering and allows him to talk to people around the world. Source: News @ Northeastern