“Kettering freshman is bringing back ham radio club”

(Source: Michigan Public Radio)

In a world of Skype and FaceTime, a Kettering freshman is bringing back ham radio club

She may be busy with her double major in Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Physics, but Kettering University student Ruth Willet always finds time for her passion: amateur radio – also known as “ham radio.”

And even in this era of FaceTime and Skype, the Kettering freshman is doing her best to fire up enthusiasm on campus for amateur radio.

Willet joined Stateside to talk about the radio club at school and what she gets out of it. Listen above to hear what she’s doing to reestablish the university’s amateur radio club, why she believes amateur radio is still relevant and useful today, and how being a part of the ham radio community has affected her view of the world.

Click here to listen to this story on Michigan Public Radio.

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