Friday, April 29, 2016

UT Amateur Radio Club Field Day

"The University of Tennessee Amateur Radio Club ( is sponsored by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.  The club's purpose includes attracting science and engineering students to the field of radio communications. It's primary radio transmitting station is located in East Stadium Hall and serves as the emergency communications backbone for the UT Campus in cases of disasters and major events. 
The purpose of the UTARC Field Day Event planned for April 30, 2016 from 8 am to 6 pm is to: (1) interest students in this activity, (2) test its low power portable radio equipment, and (3) perform the annual exercise if its emergency communications capability. 
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has already granted and issued a special event licensed callsign for this activity (K4V)."

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