Kids can HAM it up

Radio society offering hands-on program in Surrey

Children interested in learning more about how a HAM radio works are invited to join in a free session this weekend put on by the Surrey Emergency Program Amateur Radio Society.

The hands-on program will be offered at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Fleetwood Library, 15996 84 Ave. It will include opportunities to see firsthand how amateur radio is used in emergency communications, use radio communications from Morse code to digital and communicate with others around the world. The program is open to those aged nine and older. To register, call 604-598-7346. For more information on the society,  visit