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PostPosted: January 5th, 2018, 5:59 pm 
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As determined by the American Radio Relay League, 2018's ARRL Field Day emergency exercise will run from 1pm CDT on Saturday 23 June to 1pm CDT on Sunday 24 June. This year's stated goal is "to work as many stations as possible on any and all amateur bands (excluding the 60, 30, 17, and 12-meter bands) and to learn to operate in abnormal situations in less than optimal conditions". Field Day being the most popular Amateur Radio event, it is expected that 30,000 to 40,000 North American "hams" will take part.

The Highland Road Park Observatory will be open to the general public from 2pm to 10pm on Saturday only. There will be no admission fee. The Baton Rouge Amateur Radio Club will host a GOTA station and other educational activities during that time span.

More information:
http://www.arrl.org/files/file/Field-Day/2018/2018%20Video%20PSA.mp4


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PostPosted: May 1st, 2018, 6:18 pm 
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The Baton Rouge Amateur Radio Club, founded over eighty years ago, is the point association for ARRL Field Day in this area. BRARC will hold a special meeting at HRPO on Tuesday 29 May from 6pm to 8pm. The meeting's purpose is to finalize plans for the special event.

About the BRARC:
[url]brarc.org[/url]


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