Roger That, Boston

Jul 29, 2021

Student ham radio enthusiasts use their engineering knowledge to communicate globally and lend a hand locally.

On the evening of July 12, a group of Olin students clustered around two handheld radios and antennae, using their burgeoning amateur (or ham) radio skills to track the International Space Station (ISS) as it flew over campus. This challenging process allowed the students—many of whom are licensed ham radio operators—to use the ISS to communicate with fellow enthusiasts around the world. Read more at https://www.olin.edu/news-events/2021/roger-boston/