Officials will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Winter Field Day exercise Jan. 27-28 at the Civic Center at 1206 W. Avenue B.

The organizations scheduled to participate are: the city of Copperas Cove Division of Emergency Management, Copperas Cove Police Department and Copperas Cove Fire Department in cooperation with members of the Cove Repeater Association (Amateur Radio Club), the Texas Department of State Health Services, Central Texas Trauma Council and Coryell County Emergency Management.

The field day is scheduled to run from 1 p.m. Jan. 27 to 1 p.m. Jan. 28.

This 24-hour free event is open to the public and all ages are invited to attend.

Information about Amateur Radio, Disaster Preparedness, Crime Prevention and Community Awareness will be available. | 254-501-7567

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