ARRL President Issues Call for Members to Reach Out to their Senators to Support S. 1534


ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, is calling on League members to urge their US Senators to support the Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2017, S. 1534. ARRL has opened a RallyCongress page to simplify the task. “[W]e are at a crossroad in our efforts to obtain passage of The Amateur Radio Parity Act,” Roderick said. He said the campaign to secure passage of the bill scored a major victory earlier this year when H.R. 555 passed unanimously in the US House of Representatives. Obtaining passage of the companion Senate bill, S. 1534, is the final legislative hurdle. Continue reading

2017 Field Day

Clay County Amateur Radio Emergency Service and Orange Park Amateur Radio Club
will hold the 2017 Field Day event

WHEN: June 24th @ 2:00pm until June 25th @2:00pm

WHERE: Orange Park High School, 2301 Kingsley Ave., Orange Park

WHO: Open House — Open to the Public

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River Clean Up — THANK YOU!!!!

I would like to thank everyone for supporting the OPARC Club Project. We have already received feedback on ways to improve.

one of these ideas is that if we send out volunteers teams to an area that is questionable due to safety concerns the we will have vehicles in front and back with flasher running, or if available a Club person walking with them with a radio. Continue reading