9/26 Radio Field Day - Multi Group!

Saturday, September 26th, 2020 at 10am - 2pm

Location: New location: Priest River City Park (On High St near Franklin St)

This event is in the past.

Recent fires have shown us the need to interact with others in the area!
Various WA-ID groups will be having a meeting/field day and hands on radio event.

Location has changed due to increased interest. We will well exceed our outdoor gathering capacity for the state of Washington.

New location: Priest River City Park (On High St near Franklin St)

Date: September 26, 2020

Time: 10:00-1400

Event: Community Radio Networking and Projects Update. Increase your situational awareness and know what's happening around you.

This event is for:

-Hams

-Non-hams and those interested in learning or getting their license

-Channel 3 Project (GMRS/MURS)

-Neighborhood Watch

-Police (Interoperability)

-Sheriff (Interoperability)

-Fire (Interoperability)

-Local Governments

-ARES/RACES

-Newport Area EmComm

-POCRG www.pocrg.org (will be holding their annual meeting at this event)

-All those who may be interested in alternate forms of communications for both emergency and non-emergency operations.

We will have:

-Updates on local repeater and non-repeater based communications projects for community including GMRS and 2 meter)

-After-Action on fires in Oregon/Washington/California and how radios have helped communities there.

-Portable/Deploy-able Radio options.

-HF radio demos and set ups.

-Mobile Radio Demos. Vehicle mounted options you can order for less than $100.00

-Handheld (Walkie-Talkie) type radios you can order for less than $25.

-Regional and long distance (DX) radio demonstrations.

-VHF 2 meter radio demos.

-Portable and emergency antenna demonstrations.

-Show and Tell of radios and projects

Volunteers/Staff:

There will be plenty of seasoned and experienced amateur radio operators that will be available to answer all your questions.

What to bring:

-Lawn Chair

-Show and Tell items (if you have anything that may be of interest to the group)

-Sack Lunch (Picnic in the park)

Other items of interest:

-There may be a food truck or two arrive around lunch time

-Lawn chairs will help folks keep spread out where desired. Use good judgement.

-Looking for Volunteers, "Elmers", experienced radio operators.

Please forward this email to anyone who may be interested.

Mark Ford

KA7LAS

www.pocrg.org

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