Ham Radio Advanced Licensee - June 2016
Summer McCormick, a radio amateur in County Armagh, has become Northern Ireland’s youngest ham radio advanced licensee. At the age of 12 the year she passed her Foundation exam, and was only one year older when she achieved Intermediate level.
Summer has participated in Youngsters o the Air, working 317 stations during that event; she’s worked Lighthouses on the Air from Rathlin and was part of VHF Field Day. Her hometown radio club, Lagan Valley ARS, in Lisburn, now boast having the youngest advanced licensee in Region 8, Northern Ireland, among the ranks.