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
Event: Community Radio Networking and Projects Update. Increase your situational awareness and know what's happening around you.
This event is for:
-Non-hams and those interested in learning or getting their license
-Channel 3 Project (GMRS/MURS)
-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
There will be plenty of seasoned and experienced amateur radio operators that will be available to answer all your questions.
What to bring:
-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.