Sussex Tech students earn FCC ham radio licenses


GEORGETOWN — Electronics students at Sussex Technical High School recently earned their federal amateur radio operator technician class licenses, a new step along their career pathway.
Eight sophomore students earned the Federal Communications Commission certification, which allows them to operate an amateur, or “ham,” radio station and communicate with other operators worldwide.
Earning their licenses were
• Shaun Stanton, Milford
• Kenneth “Jack” Morris, Milton
• Austin Drace, Seaford
• Alexander Horan, Milton
• Chase Horton, Millville
• Jack Blatz, Laurel
• Bonnie “Abby” Gerhardt, Greenwood
• Callum Neely, Selbyville
Volunteers from the American Radio Relay League, the Sussex County Amateur Radio Emergency Services, and the Sussex Amateur Radio Association all assisted with training and preparing students for the licensing exam.