Come hear Steve Pocock, VA7KH, present the plans for this year’s Field Day. There will be an interesting new antenna this time, a “Get On The Air” station for new hams and for the public to try, and also a different contest logging system. Steve will speaking at the WARA meeting on May 16 at 7:00 in Red Cross House on Fairfield Avenue.
Here’s a 1:1 current balun I wound for the folded ‘skeleton sleeve’ 40m/20m dipole antenna that we’re building for our second Field Day antenna: It may not look a big deal, but it actually is. Its functions in life are two-fold: ... Read more »
Field Day is the largest annual on-air event in the whole of amateur radio and has been going since 1933, the only hiatus being from 1943-1945 during WW II. In 1976, W1VV/1 was the first station to break the 10,000 ... Read more »
Event location and timetable When: June 24-25, 2017 Where: Saanich Historical Artifacts Society (Heritage Acres), 7321 Lochside Drive, Saanichton. BC. V8M 1W4 Washroom facilities are available on site. Bring plenty of sun cream and a hat as the site can ... Read more »
Participating as an operator in Field Day, regardless of mode, provides you with two vital skills: 1) you learn to become efficient and accurate information communicators, providing and requesting confirmation ‘fills’ when needed, and 2) perhaps without even realizing it, ... Read more »