Amateur Radio Day in Olive Branch

Glen Popeil works at getting contacts during the Amateur Radio Field Day at the Olive Branch City Park. The Olive Branch Amateur Radio Club and Chickasaw Amateur Radio Association combined on the 24-hour event to gain as many radio contacts as possible. The event showcases how amateur radio works under any conditions and from any location.  There are more than 725,000 licensed hams in the United States, some as young as nine and as old as a hundred.