“Amateur Radio Enthusiasts ‘Ham’ It Up at Annual Nationwide Relay”

Field Day 2003BEDFORD—”The thrumming of power generators echoed throughout the cavernous parking garage at the Bedford campus of MITRE Corp. this weekend.

“It was a sound that mingled with that of crackling voices from far away, and the sounds of laughter, jokes, and the tap-tap-tapping of a device not often heard these days – a Morse code paddle. For the 40 or so ham radio operators hunkered down here over the weekend, the occasion -the annual Amateur Radio Field Day – was serious business. It was also serious fun.” [Full story] K1WD photo

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