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The Young Ladies Radio League

The YLRL (Young Ladies’ Radio League) exists to encourage and assist YLs (Young Ladies) throughout the world to enter into the Amateur Radio Service.  YL Harmonics tells their story. From war time to current time. find out how YLs participate in the amateur radio world!

There are a variety of interests to offer licensed YLs: Traffic Handling, Public Service, ARES, Contests, Awards, DX, etc., on AM, CW, SSB, FM, RTTY, AMTOR, Packet and Satellite. Of course, there are the infinite benefits derived from just plain gal-to-gal rag-chewing and the resulting friendships.

You are always welcome in any YLRL activity. Come on in—the YLs are anxious to meet you!

Are you looking for YLs on the air?

YLs can be found on the air most nights, in locations all over the world. There are YL nets on HF, UHF, VHF, Echolink, DMR & Fusion. So if you are new to the hobby or just looking to meet up with other YLs, join us! You can download the latest list of nets here!

How to Join The YLRL……

To find more information on what is happening in your district, go the the YLRL main site and join us! Click how to join the the YLRL.

All 2018-2020 Issues of the YL Harmonics can be found on the Members Only page.

If you need your password, get with any office or District Chair!


Pictured is Andrea Slack K2EZ and her Rover!! The 2010-2017 Issues can be found here!


Pictured is Sarla, VU2SWS at home in shack. The 2000-2009 YL Harmonics can be found here!

The 90’s

Coming soon, YL Harmonics from the 90’s.  Pictured above is Anne Manna WB1ARU working Field Day!

The 80s

Erica KA8NXV at the age of 10. The 80’s YL Harmonics can be found here!

The 70’s

Cindy W5ZPD & Blanche K1IZT. The 90’s YL Harmonics can be found here!

The 60s

Picture is W1ZEN, Onie Woodward YLRL VP 1961.

Past Issues can be found here!

The 50s

Pictured is Carol Laferty K4SAF. we have one issue from 1959!

The 40s

YL Harmonics from the 40’s Coming soon. Pictured is W2KUG, Jennie, operating with the Civilian Air Reserve, 1942. Past Issues coming soon.

The Early Days

View a collection of photos from the book, CQ YL by Lousia B Sando, W5RZJ on the history of YL’s.