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Amateur Radio Club to host field day communication event


The public is invited to come out to Waggoner Illinois Centennial Park, Saturday, June 25. Starting Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m., members of the Macoupin County Amateur Radio Club will be demonstrating an emergency radio communication exercise known as Field Day.

Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science and skill of Amateur Radio.

Amateur Radio – sometimes called ham radio – has allowed people from all walks of life to experiment with electronics and communications tech...

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