Athens Co Amateur Radio Assoc, radio field day Sat, 6/22 and Sun, 6/23, 2PM to 2PM, Athens Co Fair Grounds, open to the public

Ham Operator ParkingThe Athens County Amateur Radio Association will be holding a radio field day on Saturday, June 22nd and Sunday, June 23rd.  The field day will be held at the Athens County Fair Grounds located on West Union Street in Athens, Ohio.  The field day will start at 2:00 PM on Saturday and continue until 2:00 PM on Sunday.  The event is open for the public to come and watch the radio operators using emergency power systems and portable radio equipment.

Information about the field day can be heard on the Athens County low power AM radio system which will also be operating at the event.  The low power AM radio is capable of transmitting messages to a 3 – 5 mile radius of the event.  To hear event information tune your radio to 1610 AM.

“Amateur Radio Gets The Message Through”

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About Athens County Emergency Management Agency

Emergency Management Agency is the central point of coordination within the county for response and recovery to disasters. The primary focus of the agency when not in a response or recovery mode is to ensure that the county and citizens residing in it, are prepared to respond to an emergency or disaster and to lead mitigation efforts against the effects of future disasters.
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