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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

A Lecture by BES Ahmedabad Chapter “Role of Ham Radio during Disaster”




BES Ahmedabad Chapter has been organizing monthly lectures for the benefit of members and other broadcast professionals. Following lectures has been organized in the current year.

Lecture cum Demonstration was presented by Shri Ankit.V.Patel , B.E (EC) , IEEE PES Gujarat Chapter Secretary HAM Radio Operator (VU3NMQ) - Gujarat Institute of Amateur Radio ,Ahmadabad on 17th October 2016 i.e. Monday at 5.00 pm in Earth Station Lecture Hall, Doordarshan Campus, DDK, Ahmadabad. He described in detail about the Role of HAM Radio during Disaster. Amateur radio or ham radio is practiced by more than 16,000 licensed users in India. Amateur radio operators have played a vital role during disasters and national emergencies such as earthquakes, tsunamis, cyclones, floods, and bomb blasts, by providing voluntary emergency communications in the affected areas. Amateur Radio (Ham Radio) is a popular hobby and service in which licensed Amateur Radio operators (hams) operate communications equipment. Radio amateurs use a variety of voice, text, image, and data communications modes and have access to frequency allocations throughout the RF spectrum to enable communication across a city, region, country, continent, the world, or even into space. Amateur radio is officially represented and coordinated by the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU). National governments regulate technical and operational characteristics of transmissions and issue individual stations licenses with an identifying call sign. Prospective amateur operators are tested for their understanding of key concepts in electronics and the host government's radio regulations. Shri ANKIT. V. Patel (VU3NMQ) demonstrated the features of Ham radio. He also shared his experiences during various disasters with the members.

Shri S.K.Sinha, Dy.Director General (Engg.), All India Radio Ahmedabad & Chapter Chairman BES Ahmedabad welcomed the gathering and briefed about the achievements of Shri. ANKIT. V. Patel (VU3NMQ). He highlighted the importance of such lectures cum Demo and its contribution for the up gradation of knowledge level among engineers. Shri A.K. Gupta, Hon. Secretary, BES Ahmadabad Chapter highlighted the importance of HAM Radio during disaster. At the end of lecture Shri M.H.Chowdhary Hon. Treasurer BES Ahmadabad Chapter presented the vote of thanks. The session received an overwhelming response from the members, who actively participated. The above lecture was well attended by BES members, Prasar Bharati Engineers, and guests from other Engineering organizations, program officers and staff of Doordarshan.

Contributed by :- Shri. Anil Gupta,ab12anil@gmail.com

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