RF Podcast EP 44 Resourceful Recruiting

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RF Podcast EP 44 Resourceful Recruiting

Radio recruiting

EP 44 We are still having trouble with the Itunes feed go to rfpodcast.info for older episodes.

Here you go episode 44.

We try to answer an email question concerning getting more folks into a local club.

  • Intro
  • Studio 2M in the Trinity river bottoms of South Dallas
  • Hello everybody
  • We failed but were better now
  • Help support the show
  • No field day stories?
  • I had to work
  • I get a lot of questions at field day
  • Some clubs take Field Day to serious
  • Posting Dayton at LHS Podcast www.lhspodcast.info
  • The unsung hero here is Bill KA9WKA
  • The show notes up to Episode 42 are all Bill
  • We miss ya Bill
  • Trying to get some new episodes out of the main studio
  • Were looking to hear from some sight impaired HAMs to ask about using screen readers
  • Reruiting more operators for my club: Getting more Butts in the chairs
    • A lot of operators are mad because of the codeless license
      • Extra’s that never took a code test
    • Invisble Ham’s
    • The longer you’ve been around the greater your responsibility
    • Radio Operators used to be Buddy’s
    • Even the new Ham’s spend all their time down on HF
  • How do you get them to come to your club
    • A club is a business
    • You have to offer your club member something for their money
      • Operating Events
      • Activities
      • Transmitter Hunts
      • Weekly Net
        • Brings you club members closer together
        • Allows non club member to get to know your club
      • Something like a mini Field Day at a park or something
    • Actively Recruiting
      • Email Campaign
      • Set up an information booth at
        • Hamfests
        • Flea Markets
        • In front of Walmart
        • A public service event
        • Bake Sales
        • Craft Shows
        • Talk up your club to everybody Ham and Non Ham always be recruiting
      • Best
        • Start a Testing Session (Recruit at the Test Session)
        • Give Amateur Radio Classes (It’s easier than it seems)
    • Get them thinking about The club
    • Get them talking about the club
  • Richard’s Story Time

How are you recruiting for your Club???

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About the Author

Richard KB5JBV has been an Amateur radio operator since 1988. He has held positions with the America Radio Relay League including but not limited to Assistant Section Manager, Official Observer, Official Relay Station, Official Emergency Station, ARES Emergency Coordinator for Kaufman County Texas, Volunteer Examiner and Technical Specialist in the North Texas section.

Richard has also served as RACES assistant radio officer for the city of Mesquite, Tx. and among numerous other duties Including club president for the HAM Association of Mesquite Texas.

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