New in 2023, the Telecommunications Lab presented by Luck Grove tells the story of long-distance communication, from visual signals and telegraphy to satellites and fiber-optics. Tour our Amateur Radio Station (K2MST), learn Morse code, try your hand at cable splicing, and more as you explore the tools and technologies of telecommunication methods throughout history – and today!
Big Ideas: Physics, Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications
Amateur Radio Links & Resources
- On Friday, February 23, 2018, the MOST made contact with the International Space Station and communicated with NASA Astronaut Mark Vande Hei using the ham radio exhibit.
- Learn more about ham radio with The National Association for Amateur Radio, including how to get your license!
- NASA – Four Ways Ham Radio Connects and Inspires the World