Radio Club Takes Part In Field Day

The Palms West Amateur Radio Club took part in the ARRL National Field Day 2016 at Okeeheelee Park’s Osceola Pavilion over a 24-hour period from Saturday, June 25 at 2 p.m. until Sunday, June 26 at 2 p.m. Field Day tests the capabilities of emergency radio equipment should it need to be used when there is no electrical or phone service available during emergency situations, such as hurricanes. Morse Code was used to contact locations around the nation and across the world. The Palms West Amateur Radio Club meets at 7 p.m. every third Thursday at Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue Station #28 (1040 Royal Palm Beach Blvd.). For more info., visit