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Brevard Business Notes: Amateur radio; Visitors guide; Obesity

Amateur Radio “Field Day” 

Members of the Platinum Coast Amateur Radio Society will participate in the nationwide “Amateur Radio Field Day” emergency exercise, honing their skills communicating in challenging conditions, from 2 p.m. Saturday to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Melbourne Fire Department Training Center, 1980 Hughes Rd, Melbourne.

The field day demonstrates ham radio’s ability to work reliably under any conditions, from almost any location, and create an independent communications network. Over 35,000 people from thousands of locations participated in Field Day in 2017.

“PCARS has a long history of these operations — over 50 years,” said Eric Smitt, Field Day Chair for PCARS. “For many reasons, including safety from lightning storms, we operate as an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) station at the Melbourne Fire Department training center. The club will be using voice and Morse code communications to make contacts throughout the U. S. and Canada, and around the world!