RARC Field Day

Field Day is an ARRL sponsored operating event intended to test emergency preparedness. The two day event is held on the last weekend of June with literally thousands of individuals and clubs "heading for the woods" to set up amateur radio stations operating on emergency power.

RARC at Field Day 2010
More details on the RARC Field Day activities will be available in the near future. Until then, enjoy some of the pictures taken by RARC members who attended the event...

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Field Day 2010
RARC Field Day 2009
At the 2009 RARC Field Day we ran as 3A (3 transceivers SSB,CW & digital plus free VHF), using host Pat Cahill's call WØBM...

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Field Day 2009
RARC Field Day 2008
Hams started showing up on Friday June 27th to scope out the 5A setup at Pat Cahill’s farm location in Kasson. This year the operation was expanded to include two SSB, two CW and a digital station...

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Field Day
RARC Field Day 2008 QRP Station
For the second year in a row, we added a QRP station to the Rochester Amateur Radio Club Field Day set-up.  “QRP” is an old telegraphy abbreviation that once meant “reduce power” but now has come to mean transmitting with very low power, ... 5 watts or less....

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The QRP Station
RARC Field Day 2007
The RARC field day event, held this year at Pat NØADQ's farm southwest of Byron, was a smashing success. Operators, and bystanders all got a taste of what Ham Radio can be under abnormal circumstances...

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Field Day
RARC Field Day 2006
The 2006 RARC Field Day was held on the weekend of June 24-25 at the home QTH of NØADQ in eastern Dodge County. The club operated a CW station, a SSB phone station, two VHF/UHF stations, digital PSK-31 station and a GOTA (Get On The Air) station during the weekend event...

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Field Day

Last update: January 3, 2011