Ham radio helping lifelong hobbyists stay mentally fit in old age
It comes with all the benefits of social media but without "any of the downsides" — and one of Australia's oldest ham radio enthusiasts says it is also the perfect hobby for retirees looking to stay mentally sharp.
West Australian-based Norman Gomm VK6GOM took to ham radio over forty years ago and now aged 82 has no intention of signing off - just yet.
As one of VK's estimated 10,500 licensed ham radio operators, NK6GOMi s also President of the Bunbury Radio Club.
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