AMATEUR RADIO FIELD DAY
Claverack Town Park Pavillion, 91 Church St, Mellenville
2 pm – 6 pm Saturday June 22 and 10 am – 2 pm Sunday June 23
The public is invited to “get on the air” with the assistance of a licensed amateur radio operator.
Here is a chance to experience ham radio contesting and communications, and to
see what can be done when cell phones and the internet are down.
The Rip Van Winkle Amateur Radio Society will be operating several amateur radio stations under simulated emergency conditions, with generator power and emergency antennas deployed. Included will be satellite contacts.
Although the open house is during daylight hours, we will operating through the night.