ARRL Field Day

Field Day 2014!

Join us for Field Day, this Saturday, June 28. This year we will have six radio stations on the air. Through them you can contact people around the world. Come by on Saturday and make a few contacts! Starting day/time: Saturday, June 28, 11:00 A.M. No-charge dinner: Saturday night. Ending day/time: Sunday June 29, 11:00 A.M. (Yes, we make […]

Field Day Planning Progress

The 2014 Field day team had their first meeting last month. Everything is progressing nicely since we started nice and early. There is a need for a Station Captains for an HF Phone station as well as a VHF/UHF station.  A Food Coordinator is also needed. So far we have these Team Captains: Station / Captain HF […]

Contact Map for 2013 Field Day

John AC6SL analyzed the field-day logs and created a map of contact counts. Each section worked is represented by a circle that is centered on the section code. The width of each circle indicates the relative number of contacts in the logs for the associated section. (Click the image to enlarge it.)

Riding with the Chews Ridge Gang (K6MI)

The Chews Ridge Gang celebrated 50 years of operation in Los Padres National Forest atop Chews Ridge for Field Day 2013. You could subtitle this article “50 Years and a Newbie,” which describes my adventure as a first time operator with the gang on Chews Ridge. This all started about two months ago with Jim […]