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Members of the Kennebunk-based New England Radio Discussion Society (NERDS), including, from left, Dave Olean, Tom Moyer, Laurie Cohen, Brian Wood, Susan Bloomfield, and John Nowacki, attempt to make contact with other amateur ham radio operators around the world on Saturday, June 23, from a base camp behind the New School on York Street, as part of Amateur Radio Field Day 2018. An annual 24-hour event in which radio clubs around the world practice making contact with each other, Field Day is the largest emergency preparedness drill in the country, staged every year since 1933 and now involving more than 35,000 ham radio operators in the U.S. and Canada. (Duke Harrington photo) 1p3.jpg