Thursday, February 26, 2015

Edmond announces a Sprint

This 2-meter FM contest is open to all amateur radio operators and is intended to promote the sport of amateur radio competition and non-repeater mode preparedness, often used during events and emergencies.  Operating simplex is also the common mode of voice communications for the HF bands for contesting and general conversing alike.  Local events such as the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon in April utilizes a repeater and several simplex frequencies.  

The Sprint will be held February 28 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and is sponsored by the Edmond Amateur Radio Society

Thanks to Marcus, N5ZY for this report.

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