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Young Ladies in Amateur Radio celebrating YLs involved in amateur radio in the North Texas Section and beyond

Young Ladies, or YLs, are licensed lady amateur radio operators.

In the Spotlight


Johnnie (KG5CQO) welcomes you to our new YLs page!

YLs Active in Amateur Radio

Katherine (KT5KMF) uses a Yagi antenna to participate in a weekend Richardson Wireless Klub foxhunt, looking for a hidden transmitter somewhere in the city of Richardson.

YLs Active in Amateur Radio

Melissa (KI5GRH) serves as Net Control Station from Lookout Park (Richardson, TX) during the DFW Metroplex Traffic Net’s Field Day 2020 session.

YLs Active in Amateur Radio

Johnnie (KG5CQO) builds an amateur radio antenna for her first time, a tape measure antenna for 2 meters, at a Sachse Amateur Radio Association “Ham Radio in the Park” antenna build and fox hunt event.

Did you know?

The first “YL” was M. Adaire Garmhausen, who received a letter from ARRL in 1920 that coined this new phrase.

Resources Check out these resources available to help you on your amateur radio journey!

Getting started

New to amateur radio? We have information available to explain what amateur radio is and help you pass the FCC exam.

Newly licensed?

There are several nets, including YL nets, that take place in and around the North Texas Section. Check in and say hello!

Young Ladies Radio League

The Young Ladies Radio League exists to encourage and assist Young Ladies throughout the world to enter into the Amateur Radio Service.

Please feel welcome to contact me if you have any questions!

Johnnie Young, KG5CQO
Assistant Section Manager and Ambassador to YLs
ARRL North Texas Section

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