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18 Days to FARA Field Day 2018

posted Jun 5, 2018, 7:26 AM by L Gray   [ updated Jun 5, 2018, 7:46 AM ]

We have less than 18 days until Field Day 2018
.  Setup begins on Friday, June 22 at 10am.  Field Day operation takes place from 1400 Saturday- until 1400 Sunday, June 23-24.  Teardown takes place after 1400 on Sunday, 24 June.  MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW!

There are numerous opportunities to participate in FARA's Field Day activities.  There is an opportunity for everyone, regardless of experience or physical condition.

The following positions need to be filled:
  • Station Captain CW Station - Sets up the CW station and schedules operators.  This can also be a Digital Station
  • Public Information Table Coordinator - Sets up a public information table with club handouts/information and visitor sign-in log
  • Educational Activity Coordinator - Develops and presents a ham radio related  educational activity during Field Day
  • Youth Participation Coordinator - Recruits youth participants to make QSO's from the GOTA station
  • Safety Officer - Completes ARRL safety checklist and monitors safety during Field Day.
  • Operators - Operators are needed for the SSB, CW, and VHF stations to cover the 24 hour period from 1400 on Saturday, 23 June through 1400 Sunday, 24 June
There are opportunities for club members of any skill level or physical condition to assist with Field Day.

If you are available on the Field Day dates and would like to assist, please let me know via email.  Please include the opportunities of interest to you.  If you filled a position last year, hopefully you will be available again this year.

Larry, W1IZZ
Field Day Coordinator