About - Indian Institute of Hams

Indian Institute of Hams (IIH) was founded in the year 1992 by Sri S.Sathyapal, VU2FI and Sri R.J.Marcus, VU2VTM (a veteran Ham) in the interest of promoting Ham Radio as a scientific hobby and a Radio Sport in the country specially in the State of Karnataka and since then it stands as a voluntary force during natural disasters and calamities. Since its inception and inauguration in August, 1993, it has been playing a very significant role in promoting Amateur Radio in Bengaluru and across various parts of Karnataka and India. This year IIH is celebrating its silver jubilee year and many activities and events are planned throughout the year for the same.

The Indian Institute of Hams, Bengaluru, has trained nearly 14,000 persons and with the number of users growing fast. Concerted efforts over the last 25 years to popularize amateur or ham radio has made Bengaluru the ham capital today.
Affiliated with

  • National Institute of Amateur Radio (NIAR) , Hyderabad, India
  • Amateur Radio Society of India (ARSI)
  • Actively participated in
    1. Providing vital communication links at the Gujarat Earthquake, Orissa Cyclone, Tsunami, Uttarakhand floods, Chennai Floods.
    2. Providing communications for the 4th National Games.
    3. Providing communications for the majority of Motorsports Rallies in India including the prestigious K1000 Rally and many more...

Office Address:
        Indian Institute of Hams, VU2IIH,
        Ham Radio Station,
        Room No:98, 2nd Floor, Gate No:2
        Sree Kanteerava Outdoor Stadium,
        Kasturba Road, Bengaluru - 560 001
        Phone: +91 80 26664501
        Mobile: +91 94483 02677
        Email: ham7388@gmail.com

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