Field Day is
part educational event, part operating event, part
public relations event – and ALL about FUN!
The largest annual on-air event in all of Amateur Radio
returns June 23, 2018!
KI4ELU, the Robertsdale-based Baldwin County Amateur
Radio Club, will be participating in the ARRL Field Day
this year at the Loxley Municipal Park in Loxley AL.
Club members will once again set up temporary radio
stations and generators to support their effort to reach
out to other amateur radio operators, "hams", across the
US and Canada. Local "hams" will be available to talk to
the public about our hobby, to answer questions, and to
explain how the amateur radio community assists local
emergency agencies with communications during natural
and weather disasters.
Since the first ARRL Field Day in 1933, radio amateurs
throughout North America have practiced the rapid
deployment of radio communications equipment in
environments ranging from operations under tents in
remote areas to operations inside Emergency Operations
Centers (EOCs). Operations using emergency and
alternative power sources are highly encouraged, since
electricity and other public infrastructures are often
among the first to fail during a natural disaster or
There is no charge to come out and see us!
Click here for our flyer!
(All license classes
• Walk-ins are welcome!)
(and every 2nd Thursday of odd number months thereafter)
(All test sessions will start at
The Camellia Room in the main building at Homestead
Village in Fairhope
924 Plantation Blvd, Fairhope, AL 36532
Click here for a map.
bring exact change. If upgrading bring both your existing license
and a photocopy of your existing license.)
Newly licensed Hams receive a free
BCARC Club membership for a year. (Membership
Contact Richard Lee-W2EUS at (251)
or click on his name to send him an email.
has prepared some study tips for prospective hams.