'Hams' connect us with the world, even without electricty

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Connect with Local ‘Hams’

More information: If you’d like more information on becoming a ham operator, the McMinnville Amateur Radio Club has meetings at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at McMinnville Mobile Manor Clubhouse, 1602 N.E. Riverside Drive.

The group holds a field day every fourth full weekend of June; this year the event is June 27 and 28. For more information, visit the group’s website at www.marcwireless.org.