Palms West Amateur Radio Club Hosts Field Day

The Palms West Amateur Radio Club hosted its annual ARRL Field Day at the Micanopy Pavilion in Okeeheelee Park from 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 24 through 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 25. It was part of a major amateur radio communications test by 35,000 operators across the United States and Canada. All 50 states, all U.S. territories, all Canadian provinces and three countries were contacted by the end of field day exercise, which help prepares the local club for a disaster situation.