Karen Rucker is an RF engineer in the aerospace industry and a General Class ham. She is passionate about antennas and space communication. Previously, Karen was a 2017 Brooke Owens Fellow at HawkEye 360, working with software defined radio and RF-based analytics and geolocation, and has also worked at NASA Kennedy Space Center and Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. She graduated in 2019 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Texas Tech University with a focus in RF and microwave design.