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Ham Radio Backyard Setup Field Day

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: This is post 2621 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas. The annual ARRL Field Day Event occurs on the last full weekend of June.  Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many radio amateurs will operate on emergency power from their home stations. In this video from Ed ("motoforlyfe"), we see a well-equipped ham radio station adapted for "field operations". All you need is a rig, emergency power, a simple dipole antenna, and shelter from inclement weather. Here are some comments from Ed: Field Day is an ARRL sponsored event in which amateur radio clubs and individuals set up outdoors to demonstrate the hobby to the public as well as their capabilities to operate in an emergency ----- Thanks for joining us today. Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).