INDIAN INSTITUTE OF HAMS (IIH) was established as a registered trust in 1993 for promoting Amateur (HAM) Radio in India, has reached yet another milestone of completing 25 years of continuous service. IIH is founded by Dr. S. Sathyapal, VU2FI.
IIH is actively associated with Department of Youth Empowerment and Sports, Government of Karnataka having established Ham Radio Station and training centre at Kanteerava Outdoor Stadium, Kasturba Road, Bengaluru -560 001, India.
Indian Institute of Hams is affiliated to National Institute of Amateur Radio (NIAR), Hyderabad and Institutional Member, Amateur Radio Society of India (ARSI).
Since inception, IIH has made tremendous strides in awareness on amateur radio and increasing population of Hams by approximately 10000 hams in INDIA, with its members spread all over the world. From its early days, IIH was well recognized for its activities and received "RAJIV GANDHI AWARD" for two consecutive years in 1995 and 1996 for best promotion of ham radio activities in India, award was presented by Smt. Sonia Gandhi who is also a Ham with a call sign VU2SON.
Smt. Sonia Gandhi, VU2SON presenting the RG award 1996 to Dr. S.Sathyapal, VU2FI, Managing Trustee and Director IIH.
On this occasion we recollect Two times Rajiv Gandhi National award received by IIH during 1995 and 1996 for best promotion of Amateur Radio in India and 1997 VU2IU received the award for establishing indigenous VHF repeater. Still it is active and net control VU3ITI on 145.200 plus shift between 6.30am - 7.15am.
Indian Institute of Hams, is governed by eminent people/ HAMs from various walks of life. Bureaucrats, Engineers, Doctors, Businessmen, Agriculturists.
Sri K Srinivas IPS, Commissioner for Youth Empowerment and Sports, Government of Karnataka is the new IIH Hon. Chairman.
Belgaum: Aug 11, 2019 -Sunday
Ham Radio Services for flood operations in Belgaum district: 13 officials from Postal Department who are Hams along with Indian Institute of Hams (four Ham.operators) joined to extend communication support for on going relief operations in Belgaum district. This is under the guidance of Dr. Charles Lobo Chief Postmaster General, Karnataka circle. Team will reach Belgaum today night. This is the first time Department of posts are using Ham Radio services to support relief teams and also to use this services for their departments in flood affected areas in Belgaum district. Indian Institute of Hams have trained these officials to become Ham Operators conducted mock drill and preparedness exercise before leaving to Belgaum. Indian Institute of Hams are carrying required Radio sets with accessories to extend communication link for at least 100 kms from fixed location. We are also fitted Ham Radio sets in three department vehicles. Institute is also equipped with powerful Radio equipment in a SUV-vehicle which can act as mobile control station at any given point to cover the radius of atleast 30 to 40 kms. We are carrying batteries which can sustain for at least 5 days.
Repeaters in India.
The list of Repeater stations (VHF and UHF) in India is avialable here. Courtesy: NIAR/VU2JOS
New Batch Weekend HAM RADIO Classes will be conducted at: ON SUNDAY 8th September 2019 @ 10.30 AM (Registration starts from 9.30AM onwards)
Technical Seminar and BITX40- QRP Workshop.
On 31st August 2019 at 10.00am
conducted by REVA UNIVERSITY in association with INDIAN INSTITUTE OF HAMS - IIH
- Inaguration of the Seminar and workshop by Vice Chancelor, REVA UNIVERSITY.
- Amateur Radio Digital Communication and its network by Mr. Prakash - VU2IBI
- Antenna Design and optimization using MATLAB, testing of antenna systems using VNA by
Mr.Jegan R Mani - VU3JYU
- APRS, Degi repeater, IGATE Weather Station by Mr. Ramachandra - VU2RCY Practical workshop on Bitx40 7.00-7.200MHz QRP 5W, in memory of Mr. Ramaprabhu VU2DEV by Mr.Sunindra VU2VET.
- PARTICIPATION FEES: Rs:250/- includes TEA and LUNCH.
- Certificates to be awarded to all participants.
- Registration Closes on: 25th August, 2019
- for further details please contact, Dr.S.Sathyapal VU2FI Mob: +9194483-02677
You can download the entry form from here download
- About Ham Radio
- ASOC Examination Syllabus
- Ham Radio Operating Procedure & Indian Wireless Telegraphs Rules
- IIH Affiliation Form
- IIH Membership Form
- Application Form for the ASOC Examination
- Parental Certificate for the ASOC Examination
- Application Form for the Duplicate License
- Application Form for the License to Import Wireless Equipment(s) to India
- Application Form for the Renewal of License
- Interference Report Form
Getting a Ham License in India.
The Ham license is the key to get you on the air. Getting a license in India is not a difficult issue. You need to know the following topics:
Basics of electronics.
Rules and regulations specified by WPC. (You can download the rules and regulations here)
Send and receive messages using Morse code. [Optional]
Learning the morse code is not so difficult. IIH conducts classes periodically to teach you all of the above. Contact us to know when the classes for the next batch commences.
HamFestIndia 2018 souvenir has 23 articles on AmateurRadio concetps. It has 112 pages with many photgraphs, diagrams, charts etc., A book to be kept in your library.
HFI2018 Souvenir is available for online reading from your browser.