Norwood ARC Demos Ham Radio At Walpole Village Fair

Norwood ARCMembers of the Norwood Amateur Radio Club set up a station to demonstrate Amateur Radio to fair goers at the Walpole Village Fair June 12.

According to Dave Doe, K1HRV, “Many came by to inquire or chat about Amateur Radio… We were also interviewed by the Daily News Transcript. They took our picture to accompany the story.”

The exhibit station signing the call sign N1OP featured Norwood ARC’s new club banner. “It was quite visible—even from across the street,” commented Doe.

NARC’s station included an Icom IC-2720 dual-band UHF/VHF transceiver and an Icom IC-706MKII HF rig feeding a 2-meter/440 MHz vertical atop and a 20-meter inverted “V” atop a 20-foot mast.

Those who operated the special events station or visited, included: W1PNH, K1BFD, KB1KRN, N1NWZ, K5OTY, W1ZSA, and K1HRV. —Thanks K1HRV and Norwood ARC Newscarrier

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