How does the amateur radio service relate to the maker movement you might ask? In many ways, amateur radio is the grandfather of the maker movement. People have been tinkering and experimenting, building their own equipment and radio stations, all in the quest to communicate with each other for well over 120 years!
Today, the range of things within Amateur Radio to get involved in building, designing, inventing or experimenting with is even broader, really only limited by your imagination!
The following article from Makezine.com in the USA gives you a great introduction to the relationship between the Maker Movement and Amateur Radio.
The Amateur Radio Experimenters Group is today at the Adelaide Maker Faire 2016! Billed as the largest Maker Faire in the southern hemisphere, this is a great opportunity to come and find out more about Amateur Radio!
You can find the event in the grounds of the new Tonsley TAFE campus! AREG will be there from 10am to 4pm. Come and say hello!