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Ham radio operators hold Schaumburg event

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The Schaumburg Amateur Radio Club will hold its annual, 24-hour Field Day event from 1 p.m. Saturday, June 28, through 1 p.m. Sunday, June 29, at the water tower at 1406 N. Plum Grove Road in Schaumburg. Ham radio operators will be demonstrating their emergency capababilities, which have proved invaluable in such nationwide disasters as the California wildfires, Oregon and Michigan storms and several tornados. The operators will show the newest digital and satellite capababilities, voice communications and historical Morse code.

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