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Global Ham Radio Event Starts Tomorrow – Hawaii Blog. Post #473.

Global Ham Radio Event Starts Tomorrow – Hawaii Blog : Global Ham Radio Event Starts Tomorrow BY RYAN OZAWA  JUNE 25, 2015 The biggest community outreach and emergency planningeventamong amateur radio operators is coming this weekend. Field Dayis an educational and disaster preparedness exercise conducted by ham radio fans around the world. And in Honolulu , Field Day 2015will runfrom tomorrow morning through Sunday morning at Kualoa Regional Park . It’s being jointlyorganized by the Emergency Amateur Radio Club (of which I am a sporadic member) and the Koolau Amateur Radio Club. It’s the second year the two clubs have joined forces, with the EARC headed north. My first Field Day with the EARC in 2012 was at the University of Hawaii, and they set up at Bellows Air Force Station in 2013. I won’t lie, the core group of amateur radio operators is pretty hard core. They take the disaster preparedness angle of Field Day seriously, camping on site and operating purely on so