LITHUANIAN – LY YOTA TEAM
Train the Trainer report
14 February 2019
ACTIVITIES SINCE 14th OF February 2019
- ● Lukas LY1LB and Haroldas LY5IM visited Vilnius Radvilų gymnasium and spoke about the activities of ham radio and how to become a radio amateur. Presentation about YOTA activities was also made, alongside the project of ARISS contact. The students had a hands on experience with a HF radio which was set up in the classroom. Photos can be found on Lithuanian amateur radio society facebook page. .
- ● Vilnius University club is continuing to grow. As of last month we have a new club member – Lukas LY1PG. The club will begin more HF operations as a new antenna was obtained – we have bought a new 3 element tri-bander yagi for 20/15/10m.
- ● An animated video about Amateur Radio hobby was released in Lithuanian on one of the most known educational channels in Lithuania .
- ● Amateur Radio Direction Finding has been regularly cultivated with at least one activity a week, every month. All of these ARDF meetings/trainings have been public and announced to a wide audience, frequently bringing new people who might eventually get in the hobby themselves.
- ● Simonas Kareiva has presented the amateur radio hobby to a large audience on prime-time evening hours of a major radio station “Radiocentras”
- ● The high-altitude balloon project, Amateur Radio manual are currently pending as per high work and study load to the participants.
PLANS FOR NEXT 2 MONTHS
- Continue working with new interested people;
- Further work towards LY high altitude amateur radio balloon experiment;
- ARDF activities. 
- Amateur Radio manual site to make it international guide to amateur radio;
- Lithuanian amateur radio society youth committee expansion, participation in
amateur radio related activities – the yearly meeting will take place this March,
suggestion for youth committee have been already proposed;
- Design of memorable apparel and stickers to give exposure to amateur radio and
the hobbyists themselves;
- Connecting Lithuanian amateur clubs into one single network: having
synchronised calendar of upcoming activities, creating a discussion thread online, hosting all-club summit;
1. https://www.facebook.com/lrmd.lt/posts/1218873044935252 2. https://youtu.be/sUPingqsPco 3. https://www.facebook.com/groups/ly.ardf/