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HIARC Field Day 2017

Members of the Harris-Intersil Amateur Radio Club (HIARC) will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 24-25, at the Grant Seafood Festival grounds, 4580 1st Street, Grant Florida. Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science and skill of Amateur Radio. This event is open to the public and all are invited to attend.


Amateur Radio — sometimes called ham radio — allows people from all walks of life to experiment with electronics and communications techniques, as well as provide a free public service to their communities during a disaster, all without needing a cell 

phone or the Internet. Field Day demonstrates ham radio’s ability to work reliably under any conditions from almost any location and create an independent communications network. Over 35,000 people from thousands of locations participate in Field Day each year.

Field Day is part educational event, part operating event, part public relations event – and ALL about FUN!" The HIARC station will be operational from 2:00 PM Saturday, June 24 to 2:00 PM Sunday, June 25. Information displays will explain how to get an amateur radio license, setup a station and get on the air. We invite you to visit our site, learn about amateur radio and even get some hands on experience operating our "Get on the Air" (GOTA) radio station. Come on out and join us! Checkout the website “http://www.arrl.org/field-day-locator” for directions to our FD site as well as others in our area.


 For further information contact:


Bill WA4EMU (HIARC General Chairman) or Francis WA4AQV


Tips For Field Day VHF from Ken N8KH


Field Day 2017 Photos

                       2017 Field Day Results

Call Used:

K4HRS

GOTA Station Call: K3VN

ARRL/RAC Section: SFL

Class:

2A

Participants: 15

Club/Group Name:

HARRIS-INTERSIL ARC

Power Source(s): Battery, Generator

Power Multiplier: 2X

Bonus Points:

100% Emergency power

200

Media Publicity

100

Public Location

100

Public Information Table

100

Formal message to ARRL SM/SEC

100

Formal messages handled - No.=11

100

Natural power QSOs completed

100

GOTA Bonus

0

Submitted via the Web

50

Social media

100

Total Bonus Points

950

Score Summary:

CW

Digital

Phone

Total QSOs

5

0

248

Total Points

10

0

258

Claimed Score : 516

Band/Mode QSO Breakdown:

CW

Phone

QSO

Power(W)

QSO

Power(W)

160m

80m

40m

32

150

20m

98

150

15m

5

150

10m

6m

95

150

2m

4

100

1.25m

Other

Satellite

GOTA

19

150

TOTAL

5

258