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2019 State of the Hobby Results

Radio amateurs have spoken and the results are in! I truly hope you read and enjoy the report below. It represents approximately 120 hours of blood, sweat and tears each spring, donated out of love for amateur radio and a sense of duty to help in some way. Share these results with your clubs, ham friends and family, and most importantly challenge them (and yourself) to use the information to enact positive change. We all know this hobby isn't one we can do solo - it's in our best interest to improve and grow it each and every year. It doesn't have to be a grand gesture either - to quote the greatest movie ever, Contact , starting the marvelous Jodie Foster, "small moves Ellie, small moves". Do something small within your community or club to positively promote the hobby and create that ripple. As always, if you are interested in receiving email updates please subscribe to the blog. The yearly survey, results and information will be posted there and by subscr

2018 State of the Hobby Results

The results are in! I truly hope you read and enjoy the results from this year. Between the survey, the data modeling and cleansing, making the analytics and presentation, I'd say this is about 100 hours worth of work. It was certainly fun, and while you may think I have a pretty demented definition of actually you'd be right about that, no argument here. If you are interested in participating next year, please subscribe to my blog. New surveys and results will be posted here so by subscribing you will get any and all updates. Anyway - on to the results!

2017 State of the Hobby Results

Here are the compiled results from the 2017 (inaugural) run of the State of the Hobby survey. I had 688 unique responses from over the globe. I used various social media outlets to promote this survey. Facebook turned out to be the best vehicle, in terms of receptiveness. Reddit was characteristically nasty about it. I don't know what I expected..... 2017 State of the Hobby Results