Friday, December 17, 2010

It's Over And Out For the Radio Amateurs

RED tape has forced an amateur radio club out of the school it has called home for a decade, according to a report in Wednesday's Halifax and Calderdale Evening Courier.
Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society has trained and broadcast from a physics lab at Rishworth School for the last 10 years. Now it is set to become homeless as the Ripponden boarding school tightens security in line with child-welfare regulations.
Society chairman Martin Cox described the move as "over-zealous" but added that he did not blame the school.
He said: "They have a duty of care to their pupils and have obviously been forced into a position where they felt we could no longer use their premises despite a long history of trouble-free activity.
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