Rajesh Vagadia VU2EXP is well-known as the West India Zone Regional Coordinator for AMSAT-INDIA. Over the years he has done a great of educational outreach explaining and demonstrating amateur satellite communications to school and college students.
In December 2019 he was involved in a workshop at RK University, see the report at https://amsat-uk.org/2019/12/06/satellite-demo-for-students/
Arcacia Radio in Nottinghamshire, UK, will be broadcasting an interview with two Indian radio amateurs Rajesh Vagadia VU2EXP and Shyama Vagadia VU3WHG. In this interview rather than satellites Rajesh and Shyama will be sharing their valuable experience of Amateur Radio Emergency Communication service during Cyclone Vayu that hit the coast of Porbandar (Gujarat) India in June 2019.
Rajesh has supplied AMSAT-UK with some information about the interview:
The interview will cover Cyclone info, Emergency Communication Preparedness, Teamwork, Radio Operations, Reporting, Supporters credit, Coordination with Radio clubs/organisations and Government Departments, etc.
Rajesh VU2EXP is an active radio amateur from Rajkot who is engaged in ham radio promotional activities, whereas Shyama VU3WHG is a 10th grade student at Saint Paul’s School, Rajkot and remains the youngest female Ham in the State of Gujarat!
The interview, part of Backtracks show presented by Brian Ford, is scheduled to be broadcast on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 1400 GMT (2pm) and repeated on Thursday, February 20 at 1400 GMT.
Kindly spare time and listen to our Interview on Acacia Radio on 1287 AM or listen worldwide via the live internet radio stream at