ARRL Field Day Exercise June 22, 2019
Lubbock County Office of Emergency Management, The Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office Mobile Operations Vehicle Team and Members of the Lubbock County and State of Texas RACES (Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service) programs, will participate in the ARRL Amateur Radio Field Day Emergency event held annually.
This year’s event will be located at the Lubbock County Emergency Operations Center located at 719 Main Street, Lubbock, Texas, and run from 1:00 pm on June 22, thru 4:00 pm on June 23, 2019.
The Lubbock Amateur Radio Club will also be host a Field Day Event at their Club House located at 1108 98th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79423 during the same time period.
The Public is invited to attend either of or both these events.
Field Day is an emergency communications response exercise, public education opportunity and outreach to the citizens in our community.
It allows for demonstration of emergency communications methods citizens can utilize for disasters and emergencies.
This event will also provide training on the use of Amateur Radio Equipment to our Team Members, Amateur Radio Operators and Citizen’s, by providing operational experience that may be required during disaster and emergency response.
National: 60-second audio PSA.no room for local contact info. Directs listeners to ARRL Field Day web page. http://www.arrl.org/files/file/Field-Day/2019/FD2019ForRadio.mp3
Generic: 30-second video PSA (MP4) with no area for local contact info. Directs viewers to ARRL Field Day web page.
Key Governmental Officials, Community Leaders, Amateur Radio Operators and Citizens are invited to participate in this event
and learn more about the Emergency Communications aspect of Amateur Radio.
For more information, please contact the Lubbock County Office of Emergency Management at (806) 775-7300.
Posted courtesy of Latino Lubbock Magazine Digital Media