Students strike a pose in front of K6AA club station

Dorothy Grant Elementary School Amateur Radio Club, K6DGE Visits URAC and LAMM

On Saturday, February 27, about fifty 4th and 5th grade students of Dorothy Grant Elementary School in Fontana, California and their families visited the Los Angeles Maritime Museum and the United Radio Amateur Club (K6AA).

The students are members of the school’s ham radio club, Dorothy Grant Elementary School Amateur Radio Club, K6DGE under the direction of Beverly Matheson, WA6BK.

Several club members have already passed their Technician Class exam including Suzette, KK6TQK and Jocelyn, KK6TQS.

Not only are the students active DXers, but David Collingham, K3LP, co-leader of the recent VP8 DXpedition to South Sandwich/South Georgia is the K6DGE club license trustee and an alumnus of the school.

To learn more about their club visit: www.k6dge.com

Doug Dowds, W6HB, discusses the morning activities schedule
Doug Dowds, W6HB, discusses the morning activities schedule
A history lesson unfolds
A history lesson unfolds
Jocelyn examines some high-tech maritime gear
Jocelyn examines some high-tech maritime gear
There's nothing better than play time!
There’s nothing better than play time!
Future engineers developing their talents
Future engineers developing their talents
Dress up and imagine time
Dress up and imagine time
Students strike a pose in front of K6AA club station
Students strike a pose in front of K6AA club station