University of Wisconsion - Eau Claire




Create Tri-fold Brochure

30 hours

Supervisor: Chip Eckardt
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Service-Learning Proposal Description


Briefly describe the project and the community need to be addressed.

Answer We would like a tri-fold brochure developed that we could send to prospective members. Amateur radio (ham radio) has so many options (talking to people around the world, antenna design, creating electronics projects, community service, weather reporting during disasters, etc.


What is the mission of the agency or organization?

Answer The purpose of this club shall be: a. to further the exchange of information and cooperation between members, to promote radio knowledge, fraternalism, and individual operating efficiency, and to so conduct club programs and activities as to advance the general interest and welfare of Amateur Radio in the Community. b. encompass the purpose of amateur radio as set forth by the Federal Communications Commission Rules and Regulations, to wit: (1) to provide public service, particularly in emergencies, (2) to continue and extend the advancement of radio art, (3) to encourage the improvement of the communication and technical phase of radio art, (4) to increase the number of trained operators, technicians and experts, and to (5) enhance international good will.


What skills are required for this project? 

Answer Graphic Design


What are the objectives for the student learning and service?

Answer To understand what amateur radio is and how we help provide emergency communications when natural disasters occur. We need a brochure that conveys what we are about in terms the average person can understand.


What are the availability requirements for the student?

Answer Open


Additional information (not required).

Answer This student will need to spend roughly an hour or two learning about amateur radio. I can certainly help the student with that. We also tie heavily into STEAM events and provide community service for things like the recent Chippewa 100 mile bike ride.