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Sierra Amateur Radio Club 2022
11:00 AM
Ham Radio Operators On the Air
Sierra Amateur Radio Club 2022 Description:
2022 ARRL Field Day — June 25 – 26
Ham Radio Operators On the Air for Nationwide Event June 25 -- 26 The Club will be setting up a station at Leroy Jackson Park.
Ham radio operators from the Sierra Amateur Radio Club of the high Desert in Ridgecrest, CA will be participating in a national amateur radio exercise from 11:00 on Saturday until 11:00 on Sunday, June 25 – 26. The event is ARRL Field Day (www.arrl.org/FieldDay), an annual amateur radio activity organized since 1933 by ARRL, the national association for amateur radio in the United States.
Hams from across North America ordinarily participate in Field Day by establishing temporary ham radio stations in public locations to demonstrate their skill and service. Their use of radio signals, which reach beyond borders, bring people together while providing essential communication in the service of communities. Field Day highlights ham radio’s ability to work reliably under any conditions from almost any location and create an independent, wireless communications network.
Some hams from Ridgecrest and the Indian Wells Valley will also use the radio stations set up in their homes or taken to their backyards and other locations to operate individually or with their families. Many hams have portable radio communication capability that includes alternative energy sources such as generators, solar panels, and batteries to power their equipment.
During Field Day 2020, more than 18,000 hams participated from thousands of locations across North America. According to ARRL, there are more than 750,000 amateur radio licensees in the US, and an estimated 3 million worldwide.
Among the tenets of the Amateur Radio Service is developing and practicing skills in radio technology and radio communications and even contributing to international goodwill. Hams range in age from as young as 9 to older than 100. A self-study license guide is available from ARRL: The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual (www.arrl.org/shop/Ham-Radio-License-Manual) and for Kindle (https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B07DFSW94G). For more information about ARRL Field Day and ham radio, contact Ric Soard and visit www.arrl.org/what-is-ham-radio.
Ric Soard

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Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Ham Radio Operators On the Air
Address: At your home Ridgecrest, California 93555
Phone: 760-608-9067

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