Western Piedmont Amateur Radio Club

The Western Piedmont Amateur Radio Club (WPARC) is hosting an American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Field Day Event this Saturday. June 25,2022

At Catawba Meadows Park

701 Sanford Drive

Morganton, NC 28655

The public is invited to see shortwave communications in action and get some hands-on experience with amateur radio equipment.

Visitors who come out to Field Day will even have a chance to get on the air and speak with someone around the world without the internet.

-Setup time will start at 9:00 am.

- Contesting starts at 2:00 pm.

- Field Day ends at 9:00 pm.

ARRL Field Day is part of an annual nationwide emergency communications event.

Field Day is ham radio's open house. Every June, more than 40,000 hams throughout North America set up temporary transmitting stations in public places to demonstrate ham radio's science, skill and service to our communities and our nation. It combines public service, emergency preparedness, community outreach, and technical skills all in a single event

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Our meetings are held at The Burke County Agricultural Building in Morganton the second Monday of the month at 7PM. Please Join us!

Club meetings are happening virtually currently because of Covid Restrictions.

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