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    Field Day 2018 - *MORE INFO SOON*

    The Butler County Amateur Radio Association in conjunction with the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) will be holding their 2018 field day operation on June 23th and 24th at the Petroleum Valley Youth Center, 251 Magnolia Rd, Chicora, PA 16025. ARRL Field Day is the single most popular amateur radio event of North America. 

    Thousands of HAM radio operators take to the field and learn to operate their radio gear under emergency situations. Field Day is a picnic, a camp out, practice for emergencies, an informal contest and, most of all, FUN! 

    The general public is invited to attend this event. There will be demonstrations and opportunities for the public to try the equipment. 

    If you are interested in the exciting hobby of amateur radio don't miss this opportunity to learn more. 

    From Butler take state route 68 north to Chicora. Continue on Route 68 and the road will Y. Take the right Y turn though the S bends. At the bottom of the hill turn left on to Magnolia Road (T680). Turn right into Petroleum Valley Youth Center and proceed to top of hill. 

    See Map here.

    See Field Day 2007

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