altustimes.com

Altus group to participate in National Preparedness Drill

June 20, 2014

According to officials with the American Radio Relay League, from Altus to Vinita, and Ardmore to Woodward, amateur radio operators will be using their radio stations to participate in an upcoming National Preparedness Drill .
Governor Mary Fallin and the Mayor in Altus have declared the week of June 22-28 as Amateur Radio Week in Altus and Oklahoma​​.
Field Day will be closing out the week, June 28-29, with many clubs setting up their stations Saturday and operating through noon Sunday.


Anyone interested in visiting a Field Day site near them can locate that site online at http://www.arrl.org/field-day-locator. A number of clubs around Oklahoma are active in the Oklahoma City and Tulsa areas as well. Also, some individuals have listed their Field Day operations.


For more information about amateur radio, http://www.arrl.org is the National Organization for Amateur Radio.