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BCARS Participates in Annual 'Field Day' Disaster Exercise

Nearly two dozen licensed amateur radio operators will arrive at The Shawnee Valley Fire Department's Picnic Ground in Schellsburg the weekend of June 24 as the Bedford County Amateur Radio Society (BCARS) participates in the ARRL Field Day Exercise.

Using emergency power and portable antennas, these licensed "Ham" Operators will operate their high frequency (HF) and VHF equipment under simulated disaster conditions at the fire company picnic grounds in Schellsburg. There will be several stations operating simultaneously on Single Side Band (SSB), FM, Digital Modes such as WinLink & FLDIGI and...


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