KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas
“OPPERAS COVE, TX (KXXV) –
The City of Copperas Cove Division of Emergency Management teamed up with members of the Cove Repeater Association (Amateur Radio Club) to participate in this year’s national Amateur Radio Winter Field Day exercise.
The activities will be held over two days, January 28-29, at the Copperas Cove Fire Station located at 415 S. Main St.
The event begins at 1 PM on January 28 and concludes not later than 1 PM on January 29.
This event is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend. Anyone may become a radio operator.
“Individuals, any person in the United States, or for that matter throughout the world, can earn a license and be able to operate on the radio waves that are designated in the amateur radio frequencies,” Deputy Chief/Emergency Management Coordinator Gary Young said.
There are over 725,000 licensed operators in the United States who range in age from five to 100-years-old. …READ MORE“
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