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Field Day 2017

posted Apr 14, 2017, 4:51 PM by Brian Lawler

2017 WECG Field Day

June 23 - 25, 2017


Field Day Location: Fire Station # 87, 5491 Potter Road, Van Zandt, WA
Sumas Repeater will be monitored (145.230). For directions /details call: W7ECG
 
Schedule
Friday (June 23rd)----------- 1:00 PM until done. Meet at SAR Bldg 1st   Then setup at Van Zandt
Saturday (June 24th) ------- 11:00 AM Field Day begins Saturday until 11:00 AM Sunday
                                       4:00 - 6:00 PM BBQ dinner for attendees ( $5.00 donation PP)
Sunday (June 25th) --------- 9:00 AM (Approx.) Breakfast for attendees ($5.00 donation PP)
                                       11:00 AM Field Day ends. Equipment dismantle begins.

Plans Include
  • Red WECG Van as base (Various bands & radios including HF, VHF & UHF)
  • WECG Go-Kits on display / demonstrations
  • Two separate HF stations - 1 for voice and 1 for voice &/or digital modes (for demo's & Field Day contacts)
  • GOTA Station (40 meters)
  • Two stand alone towers with two tri-band 10,15 & 20 meter beam antennas
  • Generator and commercial power
  • APRS Station & Packet Station
  • WECG, MBARC, ACS, CERT personnel, interested family members & friends all welcome to attend (must have a licensed control operator oversight to "operate" radios)
  • Separate signup sheets link is available at: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1PK3ItMm77zN2WwJU9dltClUo3j4ODx8UQzx0e9T9dVk/edit?usp=sharing
    • Field Day Equipment operation on HF in 4 hour increments between 11:00 AM Saturday until 11:00 AM Sunday (24 hours) List your license level on signup sheet.
    • Equipment setup / takedown (separate signup sheets)
    • On-site overnight RV and/or tent camping Friday & Saturday (Limited Space)

Field Day Event Contacts:
Don W7AIN don.boyer@comcast.net (206) 719-7446
Kerry KE7ZTZ kerry@kercat@gmail.com {360) 739-2455
Doug KE7QPL hwsalkeld@yahoo.com (360) 319-5058
 
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