The Royal Jordanian Radio Amateur Society (RJRAS) was established by a Royal Decree in 1971 by His Late Majesty King Hussein (JY1) (may His Soul rest in peace), with the vision to introduce high tech in the field of communication to the Jordanian public, and in particular the enthusiastic youth. Since RJRAS was established was lead and until now by HRH Prince Prince Ra'ad bin Zeid JY2RZ as chairman of the board. A number of the royal Family hold a radio Amateur license, Most recently HRH Price Hussein JY2A supported RJRAS on a national project by lounchung the first Amateur satalite (JY1SAT) in memory of his late Majesty JY1 .
Amateur radio interview with Space Shuttle Columbia Long ago
Historical call from the Jordanian radio station with the space shuttle Columbia