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CHARLOTTE AMATEUR RADIO SOCIETY TO HOLD A COMMUNICATIONS DEMONSTRATION AND GO BOX EXPO
The Charlotte Amateur Radio Society, in conjunction with the Burnt Store Lakes Homeowners Association Community Emergency Response Team, will be presenting a Emergency Communications Demonstration and Go Box Day on Saturday May 15th, 2021 from 0900 through 1300 at the Burnt Store Lakes Community Park located at 24484 Rio Togas Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33955.
There will be a demonstration on how amateur radio operators can communicate, including sending emails, using just their amateur radio equipment. If there is no electricity, cell phone service or wifi an amateur radio operator can get the message out!
The following statement was issued by the Charlotte Amateur Radio Society in their press release, “We will demonstrate how we can set up at just about any site with our ‘Go Box’ and a portable antenna. We can do this before and after an emergency and get the word out about the need for emergency services and assistance at a site. We can also send health and welfare messages to family out of the area. Hurricane Season is coming. Please Join us you will be AMAZED! Public is invited.”
For more information on this event, please contact Angelo Drammissi K3YUN via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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