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Field Day 2019 Update

posted Mar 29, 2019, 7:33 AM by L Gray   [ updated Mar 29, 2019, 7:33 AM ]

Field Day Update:
The following opportunities are still available for anyone willing to participate in FARA's Field Day event.  The setup/teardown crews usually have plenty of help.  However, we never have enough operators.
  • Food Captain - Procures and delivers food and related items for cookout on Saturday, solicits pot luck items
  • Public Information Table Coordinator - Sets up a public information table with club handouts/information and visitor sign-in log
  • Alternate Power Coordinator - Sets up solar power/battery power and makes at least 5 QSO's using alternate power 
  • 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/Digital, and VHF stations to cover the 24 hour period from 1400 on Saturday, 22 June through 1400 Sunday, 23 June
  • Setup Crew - Several people are required to assist with retrieving equipment from the club storage container and setup of the towers, antennas and related items.  Most of this work is done on Friday, June 21.  
  • Teardown Crew - Several people are required to assist with taking down the towers and antennas, coiling coax, storing the equipment in the club storage container.  Teardown is done after 1400 on Sunday, June 23.  
Contact Larry, W1IZZ to sign up, or if you have questions about any of the positions.  Email is good on QRZ.