ViewPoints 1231 8-1-12 Amateur Radio for the Visually Impaired

If you'd like to contact Tim on his ham radio, his call sign is WB2KAO - Let him know you heard about him on ViewPoints!

Wikipedia's entry on Amateur Radio:
Amateur Radio (from Wikipedia)

The Ham Radio Club in Rochester, New York can be found at:

The Courage Center Handiham organization has lots of information about amateur radio for people with disabilities:
they can also be contacted by phone at 1-763-520-0512

ARRL, the national association for ham radio in the U.S. can be found at:
You can also call them toll free at 1-860-594-0200

The home page for the International Amateur Radio Union can be found at:

After listening to this show on ham radio, another one of our listeners told us about a site specifically geared toward ham radio operators who are visually impaired. The URL is:
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