Amateur radio operators celebrate on air

Amateur radio, or “ham” radio operators in the region joined their fellow licensees around the world on air in observing the annual World Amateur Radio Day April 18, marking the foundation of the International Amateur Radio Union in 1925.
Camarillo resident James T. Fortney, whose FCC amateur radio call sign is K6IYK, heads the American Radio Relay League’s Santa Barbara Section that includes Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties.
“While often unseen, every...

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