Young Ham Lends a Hand Contest

The “Young Ham Lends a Hand Contest” is accepting nominations until April 1, 2023. The winner will receive a $100 stipend and will be announced at the Youth Forum at Hamvention.

Carole Perry WB2MGP is the director of The Radio Club of America (RCA). She states that, “We want to reward a young ham who has volunteered to help an elderly person, a military person, his or her community somehow or a young ham actively involved with recruiting other young people into ham radio.”

For those interested in applying, Carole Perry WB2MGP requests the following information be emailed to her at

Name and call sign
Home number and/or cell number
Please describe the reasons why this nominee is deserving of the award.

YOTA encourages young amateurs to apply!