A fun weekend for amateur radio geeks – The New Indian Express


Through Express news service

HYDERABAD: The Fourth Annual Lamakaan Radio Convention (LARC-4) held at the Muffakham Jah College of Engineering and Technology (MJCET) saw the attendance of hundreds of amateur operators (amateur radio) from all over the country.

Held over the weekend, it organized several technical events which aimed to provide an opportunity for amateur radio operators to present their experiences with new radio techniques and wireless technologies.
People interacted with each other and exchanged knowledge about different technologies that could develop their skills as radio operators. A session on QO-100 Up -Converter, the first geostationary satellite built by hobbyists, certainly turned out to be an informative session.

While handymen presented their models, a flea market attracted crowds. People from all over the country set up booths and sold electronic gadgets ranging from hairdryers and adapters to spare parts and equipment needed to start a radio station. One of the stalls contained electronic gadgets that were used in the 90s, which brought a moment of nostalgia to anyone who bought a little something at the market.

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