Field Day is approaching on Saturday June 22 to Sunday June 23. Once again WARA is taking part, and our location will be Heritage Acres in Central Saanich, as usual. The actual logging of contacts starts at 1200h local time ... Read more »
WARA will be participating in Field Day June 22-23, 2019 with Frank Andersen VE7GCO as the club’s coordinator. Our location will be as usual at Heritage Acres, 7321 Lochside Drive, Saanichton, British Columbia. Hank VA7HV is looking after the signup ... Read more »
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.
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 »
January’s blog gave a general introduction to Field Day. We’ll now look in greater detail at the operational side of Field Day. Who can operate a radio at Field Day? New licensees or non-licensed people are encouraged to operate the ... Read more »