ARRL Field Day and VE Session
ARRL Field Day is the most popular on-the-air event held annually in the US and Canada. On the fourth weekend of June, more than 35,000 radio amateurs gather with their clubs, groups or simply with friends to operate from remote locations.
Join BCARS this June on Saturday the 24th at 1PM through Sunday the 25th at KC3CMF’s QTH on 125 Backsprings Rd, Bedford, PA. For 24 hours, Licensed amateurs will be demonstrating amateur radio operation, using emergency power, and field expedient antenna design. Visitors will be given an opportunity to get on the air and make contacts.
For individuals wishing to get their amateur radio license, BCARS will also be hosting a VE licensing session at 2PM on Saturday the 25th. This session includes the three Amateur Radio license classes, TECHNICIAN, GENERAL, and AMATEUR EXTRA. There is a nominal non-refundable charge of fifteen dollars. ($15.00). If you are going for your amateur license, please bring a recent photo ID (example: school ID, US passport, driver’s license), or a current FCC license .
Please visit www.bcars.org for more information.