Ham radio demonstration Saturday

DOWNEY - The Downey Amateur Radio Club will give a public demonstration of amateur radio for 24 hours straight at a parking lot behind City Hall this Saturday.The public is invited to come and see ham radio capabilities and learn how to get their own FCC radio license before the next disaster strikes. The demonstration starts at 11 a.m. Saturday and ends Sunday morning. The demonstration is part of Field Day, an annual event in which ham operators across the nation hold public demonstrations of emergency communications abilities.

********** Published: June 21, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 10