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In coordination with the National Park Service Centennial, members of the Aksarben HAM Radio Organization will be communicating around the nation, and possibly outside of the United States, at Homestead National Monument of America on Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.They will be based out of the Education Center.
This is part of the National Parks on the Air Program sponsored by the National Association for Amateur Radio. Radio operators throughout the nation will be communicating with each other and spreading information about national parks through 2016 and to show people the capabilities of amateur radio and how it can benefit the general public.
"The Centennial of the National Park Service is here and during this year there will be opportunities to engage in unique activities. We are very excited for the HAM radio operators from the area to use the park all year long to participate in this program," stated Superintendent Mark Engler.
Remember, Homestead National Monument of America has an exciting schedule of events planned for 2016. Keep up with the latest information by following us on Twitter (HomesteadNM), Facebook (HomesteadNM), and Instagram (HomesteadNPS).
Homestead National Monument of America is a unit of the National Park Service located four miles west of Beatrice, Nebraska and 45 miles south of Lincoln. Hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Saturdayand Sunday.Admission is free of charge. For additional information, please call 402-223-3514 or visit https://www.nps.gov/home/
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