Junie H Cassone, N1DUC, writes on the Greater Bridgeport ARC list:
Do you have interest in portable operations and/or finding something to do within the amateur radio hobby? Then Parks on the Air (POTA) is a wonderful way to become engaged in the radio community. Please join us for a day of radio fun in the sun!
GBARC is hosting a POTA event at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport, CT on Saturday April, 24, 2021 from 9:00 AM–4:00 PM. We will have snacks, beverages, and a lunch will be provided. All license class amateurs, and visitors are welcome to join! Please don’t forget to bring a chair, sunblock, jacket, hat and sunglasses.
For more information about POTA please visit their website at: https://parksontheair.com/
We will have 2 stations set up near the East Beach Parking Area. One will be on the beach and the other closer to the parking lot. Once in the park enter the roundabout and follow the sign for East Beach Parking. Please see below for park address and directions.
GPS Address: Sherwood Island State Park, Sherwood Island Connector, Westport, CT 06880
From I-95 north and south: Take Exit 18 to access the Sherwood Island Connector. Follow the Connector directly into the park.
From Route 1 north and south: Take the Sherwood Island Connector in Westport. Proceed past the I-95 entrance/exit ramps directly into the park.
From Route 15 northbound: Take Exit 41 and proceed south on Route 33 to Route 1. Follow Route 1 north to the Sherwood Island Connector in Westport.
From Route 15 southbound: Take Exit 42 and follow Route 57 south. Go left onto Route 33. Proceed south on Route 33 to Route 1. Follow Route 1 north to the Sherwood Island Connector in Westport.
We Hope to see you there!
Junie – N1DUC