Ham radio operators have a field day in Bedford | New Hampshire …


BEDFORD — Members of the Granite State Amateur Radio Association joined tens of thousands of ham radio operators hitting the airwaves from remote locations this weekend. Amateur radio week, sponsored by the …

Source: www.unionleader.com

Over the past several days, there has been some excellent media coverage of last week’s 2014 ARRL Field Day (28-29 June 2014).  This article from www.unionleader.com falls into that category.  The well-written article describes the Field Day activities of New Hampshire’s 
"Granite State Amateur Radio Association."  Club members operated "4…stations and two extras, including a ‘get on the air’ station that allowed the public to hit the airwaves under watchful eye of a licensed operator."  The club used batteries, solar power, and generators to power their 24-hour operation.  According to the media release, "Field Day is an important way for club members to keep their skills sharp so they will be prepared to aid their communities in an emergency."  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM). 

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