Irvine, Calif. (June 14, 2018) – See amateur radio operators in action as the Irvine Disaster Emergency Communications (IDEC) team takes part in the American Radio Relay League 2018 Field Day. This annual event includes emergency preparedness demonstrations, tours of the IDEC and City of Irvine communications vehicles, and information about radio volunteer opportunities. Attendees will also have a chance to speak to ham radio operators from around the world.
The free event takes place from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 23 at Las Lomas Community Park, 10 Federation Way, Irvine.
IDEC is a volunteer organization of licensed amateur radio operators that supports the City of Irvine’s emergency preparedness plan and aids in public safety efforts.