RECENT MEETING PRESENTATIONS –
FIELD DAY – AN ANNUAL EVENT
Each year, amateur radio operators throughout the U.S. set up operations in backyards, public parks, parking lots on the last full weekend in June…………..and participate in ARRL’s Field Day Event. Groups and individuals can earn points for using emergency power, setting up portable antennas and running multiple stations. It’s a great way to give your equipment a test run in less than optimal conditions – in the event that you need to operate away from home. Many clubs invite local dignitaries, Scout troops and served agencies (Salvation Army, etc) and show the public what amateur radio is all about. The Manitowoc group participates in this annual event and shares a potluck meal and ham radio camaraderie. Field Day 2016 is scheduled for June 27-28.