YRC is taking advantage of the new bonus points available to those group who participate with Social Media – here’s an example of a post on the YRC Facebook page www.facebook.com/W9YRC
which was cross posted to an Elmhurst Facebook group –
All good especially when it might mean and member of the community gets a chance to find out about Amateur Radio this weekend!
In a 24-hour blitz that will include nationwide communications, the Elmhurst-based York Radio Club will operate at least three radio stations from the Elmhurst Fire Department Training Facility, 910 N. Addison, on Saturday and Sunday, June 25-26.
The operation will be part of Amateur Radio Field Day, an annual contest started in 1933 that is designed to test emergency preparedness. In past years, more than 30,000 Amateur Radio operators in the United States and Canada have taken part.
find out more – http://www.arrl.org/field-day
Visitors interested in learning more about the ham radio hobby, or those who are simply curious, are welcome. The operation will include a small solar power demonstration, as well as digital technology that combines computers with ham radios.