How an Amateur Radio Journey Was Nurtured With the Right Communication Tools

July 11, 2023
Alexandra Simon


Because today is all about digital communication and social media, the allure of amateur radio may seem anachronistic to some. Yet for enthusiasts like Jackson Mettler, it represents a world of curiosity, learning, and community. From childhood walkie-talkie games to founding his high school’s first amateur radio club and dreams of a career in radio communications, Mettler’s journey embodies a thriving subculture that exists parallel to our wireless, broadband world. 

The young amateur radio member talked about his passion with ICOM, his educational outreach efforts, and his experiences in the world of ham radio.

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