Emergency Operations Field Event

I am considering traveling to Highlands Hammack to set up a portable emergency radio operations station.  Highlands Hammack is about 50 miles from Port Charlotte / Punta Gorda.  This should put me outside of the ground wave range and force NVIS communications.  The exercise would ask participants to set up a portable antenna system and run their radio on emergency power. You can set up in your front yard or at a nearby park.  We can test communications abilities on several bands (80/40/20) and at least two modes – voice and JS8.

I am thinking about Saturday, August 22 from about 9:30 am – 12:00 noon or so.

Any thoughts or interest in participating?

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