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Field Day Opportunities

posted Apr 18, 2017, 9:57 AM by L Gray   [ updated Apr 18, 2017, 9:59 AM ]

We need assistance from FARA members during Field Day.  There are numerous opportunities available to help FARA hold a successful and fun Field Day event.  

A list of the available opportunities follows.  Please contact me if you are interested in one or more of these opportunities.

Field Boss - Coordinate the antenna assembly and tower work during setup and tear down

CW Station Captain - Set up the CW station (rig, cabling, table, chairs, screen tent...) and schedule operators.

VHF Station Captain - Set up the VHF station (rig, cabling, table, chairs, screen tent...) and schedule operators.

Public Information Table - Set up a table with FARA information, ham radio information, and a visitor's log

Message Origination to Section Manager: Send an ARRL radiogram via RF to the Eastern MA ARRL section manager

Message Handling: Send 10 ARRL radiograms via RF

W1AW Bulletin: Copy the W1AW Field Day Bulletin via CW, SSB, PSK or RTTY and provide a 100% accurate copy of the bulletin

Educational activity bonus: Develop and conduct an educational activity at the field day site.

Field Day Youth Participation: Coordinate/encourage people 18 and younger to make QSO's at the Field Day site.

Safety Officer - Verify all safety concerns on the safety checklist and submit the completed checklist
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​If you are interested in any of these opportunities​, please contact me.  If you have any questions about any of these opportunities, please contact Larry, W1IZZ at