“Jumpstart Program” Offers Free Handheld Radios to New Hams

Bruce Tinkler, N9JBT, writes on the New England Sci-Tech ARS mailing list:

After giving away thousands of free handheld radios to new hams, the QRZ Jumpstart program is back with an exciting new deal!

QRZ, RT Systems and GigaParts are teaming up to offer a more sustainable program that will run at least through the end of this year and will be expanded to include hams who have been licensed for 6 months or less. The new program offers a coupon code to the new ham that gives them a QRZ-1 radio, programming cable, RT Systems programming software, New Ham Welcome Kit, and a QRZ membership for only $21.99. 

This program is available to amateur radio operators licensed in the USA and expires December 31, 2022, or while supplies last. To signup, new hams should complete the application process at www.qrz.com/jumpstart

Jumpstart packages will be begin shipping immediately.

What’s Included:

  • Explorer QRZ-1 Handheld radio
  • Programming cable
  • RT Systems Programming Software
  • Premium QRZ Subscription

How it works:

  1. Apply at www.qrz.com/jumpstart
  2. Receive your unique discount code from QRZ via email
  3. Add a QRZ-1 to your cart 
  4. Add any accessories you may want to purchase
  5. At checkout, enter your unique discount code

*Some restrictions apply, click here for details.