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Field Day 2014 – ISS Contacts, the Backstory

Ah . . . the feeling of success. I was walking on air Saturday morning, June 28th, at about 11:30 a.m. In less than 10 minutes into the official start-time of Field Day, the main purpose of all the Satellite Station prep-work and station setup was accomplished. We had finally done something we had … [Read More...]

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Field Day 2014 – Press Coverage

Post-Field-Day Coverage: Annual Nationwide Field Day Tests Skills of Ham Operators — Santa Cruz Sentinel County Amateur Radio Clubs Have a Field Day — Aptos Times (page 1, page 2) Pre-Field-Day Coverage: Field Day 2014 Emergency Communications Exercise — KION Channel 46 Learn About … [Read More...]

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Field Day 2014 – Out of this world!

Field Day has been called by some Amateurs "the best few days of the year."  At the top of Empire Grade Rd near Bonny Doon, CA, I found myself in amongst all the activities which make up ARRL Field Day. Setting up antenna towers and radio stations, reconnecting with some folks I hadn’t seen since … [Read More...]

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