Local Media Coverage of AARC Field Day 2017

Newsplex on the air story, June 25:

http://www.newsplex.com/content/news/Ham-radio-operators-test-emergency-communications-430710853.html

TV 29 on the air story, June 24: 

http://www.nbc29.com/story/35742364/radio-club-hosts-field-day-to-test-emergency-communication

Joe Thomas show on WCHV, June 23

 

Rob Schilling show on WINA with Bob Pattison, June 23:

The Schilling Show 6/23/17 Hour1: Jean Morrow, David Jackson, and Bob Pattison

Les Sinclair show on Z95.1 FM with Michael Rein, June 22:

Michael Rein: Albemarle HAM RADIO Field Day

Daily Progress, published June 22

 

Jane Foy on WINA with Vicky Eicher, June 19

 

Wendy Edwards on WINA with Jim Wilson, June 18

 

Daily Progress published June 14, 2017

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Upcoming PS Opportunities

July brings the AARC two Public Service events and two opportunities to get some valuable experience operating in the field, doing real time communicating to assist event participants.  First, on Sunday, July 9th, the Jefferson Sprint Triathlon will once again take place from Crozet Park in greater downtown Metropolitan Crozet.  … Read the rest

Field Day 2017, June 24 & 25

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. This event is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend.… Read the rest

N4EGM SK

The May 6 Daily Progress has an obituary for Gunther A “Dutch” Vogt, former Mayor of Charlottesville.  In addition to many interests he held the call sign N4EGM.  Some of you old time Charlottesvillians may remember the Dutch Vogt’s Ovenaire facility when it was located in Charlottesville. … Read the rest