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West Chester Amateur Radio's WCARA to host Field Day At VOA Museum

Jun 08, 2019 - The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)

If the U.S. communications grid ever fails, shortwave radio operators across the nation will be ready to step into the breach.

West Chester Amateur Radio Association (WCARA) members are among those prepared. The club invites the public to stop in at their annual American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Field Day event beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 22 and running until 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 23 on the front lawn of the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting in West Chester.

WCARA radio operators will join 35,000 other ham radio clubs and enthusiasts across North America and Canada as they test our nation's emergency communications capability during the 24-hour Field Day. Attendees can also learn how to obtain an FCC Amateur Radio Service radio licens...