Latest Field Day Stories

2011-06-29 09:17:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Auxiliary Communications Service (ACS) program staff joined amateur radio enthusiasts from across the nation on June 25 as part of American Radio Relay League's "Field Day.'' The event allowed ACS staff to demonstrate simulated crisis operations using only equipment from back-up power sources.

2011-06-22 08:00:00

NEWINGTON, Conn., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 35,000 Amateur Radio operators will be testing their emergency capabilities this weekend by setting up temporary radio stations in public parks, fields and unusual locations.

2010-06-16 09:10:00

NEWINGTON, Conn., June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amateur Radio activities are growing and thousands of radio operators, often called "hams," will be showing off their capabilities June 26-27.

2009-06-15 11:39:00

NEWINGTON, Conn., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of Amateur Radio operators, often called "hams," will be showing off their wireless capabilities June 27-28.

2008-06-25 00:02:27

By JOI LOUVIERE, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7419 or louvierej@courierpress.com In an emergency when televisions won't work, radio stations tune out and phone lines are flooded, amateur radio operators are there.

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