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Every year, numerous hamfests are organized by different clubs and organizations across India. Among them are well-known events like Hamfest India and the technology-rich Lamakaan Amateur Radio Convention. It is important for ham radio clubs to attract more enthusiasts in order to keep this hobby alive. This is where OSCAR India, based in Kolkata (West Bengal), is making significant strides in promoting ham radio.
Here are the top 5 reasons why you should attend the OSCAR 2023 Hamfest/Convention.
- Dynamic Community of Young Hams/Amateurs: Unlike other organizations, OSCAR boasts a youthful and vibrant community with a median age of approximately 30. This means you’ll be among young bunch of people. This is not always the case with other hamfests.
- Strong Advocacy for Open Source Ideology: OSCAR India draws inspiration from the world of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and wholeheartedly embraces the open source philosophy. If you have a passion for FOSS or Open Source, this group will undoubtedly resonate with you.
- Diverse Range of Radio Enthusiasts: OSCAR India doesn’t limit itself to any specific niche. Whether you’re fascinated by VHF, HF, or various digital modes, this group caters to all radio enthusiasts. No matter your preference, OSCAR India welcomes and appreciates your love for radios.
- Exploration of India’s POTA & BOTA Field Operations: If you’re interested in India’s Park of the Air (POTA) and Beach of the Air (BOTA) field operations, OSCAR India is the ideal platform for you. Dive into these unique and exciting aspects of amateur radio alongside like-minded individuals.
- Emphasis on Preparedness for Real Disasters: Team Oscar India values the importance of being prepared for any real disaster scenario. With their deep appreciation for the airwaves, they strive to equip every amateur, especially the younger generation, with the necessary skills and knowledge to handle potential emergencies effectively.
For more information about the OSCAR Convention 2023, including registration details and the event schedule, please visit www.beaham.in
Latest Press Release from Team Oscar – Press-Release – 11th July 2023