“HAM Radio Workshop”, on 12th September 2015, in Vidyalankar Institute Of Technology, Wadala (E). The event is part of the series of manifestations organized by WIE affinity group, IEEE Bombay Section in collaboration VIT.
What is MARI (Mumbai Amateur Radio Workshop)?
Mumbai Amature Radio Institute (MARI) is non-profit venture founded by MR. Jayesh V. Banatawala, Mr. Saurabh N. Mehta, and MR. Suhash. MARI is established to spread the awareness of Amateur Radio activities amongst the students/professionals/citizens of India. They at MARI conduct awareness and training programs for the Amateur Station Operator License Examination on regular basis.
Outcomes for participants from this workshop:
1. The course introduces the students to MARI, Mumbai Amateur Radio Institute. Amateur radio is a community of people that uses radio transmitters and receivers to communicate with other Amateur radio operators.
2. Amateur radio operators are often called ham radio operators or simply “hams”. Amateur (HAM) Radio is truly a hobby but often one that makes a difference especially in emergency or disaster situations. It is an activity of Self Learning, Inter-Communication & Technical Investigation carried on between Amateur Radio Operators.
3. Amateurs talk to local friends over the radio waves using a hand-held trans-receiver, communicating digitally with packet radio to exchange personal messages or vital information in an emergency, talking to other hams anywhere in the world, or engaging in contests with other Radio Amateurs over the Airwaves
4. The participants are made aware about the applications and rules to participate as a member of Ham Radio Community.