2019 Contest – Field Day Signup Summary

2019 Field Day Sign Up Summary

Volunteers in multiple roles (e.g. station op, FD setup & food) are counted multiple times, once in each role

CW: 4, SSB: 13, Digi: 3, VHF: 4, Bonus: 7, Fri Setup: 16, Sat Setup: 13, Take Down: 15 Food: 14

Call SignFirst NameStation Mode BandSaturday OperatorSunday OperatorBonus PointsField Day SiteSet UpTake DownField Day MealsMeal Volunteer Role
N1LN Bruce 80_CW, 40_CW, 20_CW, 15_CW, 10_CW Captain morning Towers Fri, Sat Sun
N4KW Pete 80_CW, 40_CW, 20_CW, 15_CW, 10_CW Where CW Capt wants me Where CW Capt wants me Where needed Fri, Sat Sun
KG4CFX Christopher 80_SSB, 40/15_SSB, 20_SSB, 10_SSB, VHF any time any time Served Agency Sun
W4AEN Ed 80_SSB, 40/15_SSB, 20_SSB, Digi any time Solar, Gnd_Rods, Towers Fri, Sat Sun Fri Potluck Cook
KM4MBG Jack 80_SSB, 10_SSB, Digi, VHF evening over night Available for all tasks Fri, Sat Sun
W4BOH Wilson 40_CW, 20_CW, 15_CW CW Band where needed Gnd_Rods, Towers Fri, Sat Sun Fri Potluck Cook
KR4UB Dan 10_SSB, Digi, VHF after noon, evening over night Satellite Aux Pwr, 10/6M Station Setup Fri Sun Sat 5pm Dinner, Sun 9AM Breakfast Plan, PrePay, Buy, Chairs/Tables
NA4VY David 10_SSB, VHF Captain 10m Stn Setup Fri Sun
W1KES Keith 80_CW evening morning Youth Ops Towers Fri
W3AHL Steve 80_SSB Captain, any time any time Section Msg Towers Fri, Sat Sun PrePay
WA4UJM Wally 80_SSB late night Sat Sun
K4SAR Joe 40/15_SSB Captain
KV7D Adriano 40/15_SSB
KE4UVJ Don 20_SSB Ice
N2JBI Paul 20_SSB
N2XZF Paul 10_SSB any time any time Gnd_Rods, 10m Stn Setup, General Help Fri, Sat Sun General Help
KN4PTU Charles 10_SSB any time morning Gov Official PrePay
KN4JYP Kathy after noon morning Satellite, Solar Pwr Solar Fri, Sat Sun Sat 5pm Dinner PrePay, Chairs/Tables
KV4ZR Loren Lge Battery, Aux Pwr, Solar, Gnd_Rods, Towers Fri, Sat Sun Fri Potluck, Sat 5pm Dinner
KU4GC Dee Education, Info Table Gnd_Rods, Towers Fri, Sat Sat 5pm Dinner, Sun 9AM Breakfast Plan, PrePay, Ice, Water_Soda
KN4SVO John Available for All Setup Activities Fri, Sat Sun Fri Potluck, Sat 5pm Dinner, Sun 9AM Breakfast
KA2WDL Philip Available 9am Fri
Jean Sat 5pm Dinner, Sun 9AM Breakfast Plan, Buy
KN4QCC Onda Sat Sun Sat 5pm Dinner, Sun 9AM Breakfast Cook
KM4MDR John Fri Potluck Plan, Chairs/Tables, Cook, Water_Soda
KM4DNU Peter Cook
KM4LCW Gretta Cook

Field Day Documents

Name Description Author Last Modified Version Downloads
Name Description Author Last Modified Version Downloads
2019 CW Operators schedule
If you are a CW Op and would like to participate in the OCRA/DFMA Field Day, please check out the open time slots / bands and send me an email. bemeier@bellsouth.net Thanks and 73, Bruce N1LN 09-06-2019 6:37 1.0 24 downloads
2019 Field Day CW Equipment List

CW Stations Planning - Equipment List for 80, 40, 20, 15 & 10M Stations - Contact Bruce N1LN for questions or updates

Bruce, N1LN 13-05-2019 15:05 2.0 59 downloads

Screen capture copy of the Field Day sign up options accessibile via sign up member profiles. Formatted for hardcopy print.

Dan, KR4UB 13-05-2019 15:07 1.0 61 downloads
N1MM+Training Version 2.0

V2.0 N1MM + Training - Band Captains please have a copy available at your stations; Recommended reading for all operators

10-06-2019 12:39 2.0 28 downloads

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OCRA Membership Meeting – July 8, 2019

Dave, W4SAR, club president opened the meeting with introductions, the topic for tonight’s meeting being Field Day results and call for officer reports.  In attendance tonight were 8 license-seeking candidates, one of our largest membership meeting testing groups.

Dan, KR4UB, treasurer reported 73 members are current with their dues with 26 members needing renewal. Club treasury balance is in line with ongoing expenses.

Nick, KA1HPM, stated two towers near Lowes hardware in Chatham County exist with anntenna and feedline.  Steve, W3HAL, and Dan, KR4UB, would assist in assessing the possibility of usage.

Field Day Results:

Dave, W3SAR, provided a breakdown point breakdown, and will post rinal results on this    website soon.  The unofficial count was 2997 QSO points, with 1727 QSO points awarded multipliers for a total of 14,985 points.  We had less points this year, but propogImage result for ARRL field day 2019ation was poor, except for 40 Meter.

Steve, KZ1X, propsed running 100 Watts rather than 5 Watts next year. While QRP, or low power…5 Watts, gets you multipliers, 100 Watts would allow more stations to hear, which would be more fund. Additionally, if sun spot activity is nearing a null, then 100 Watts may a sound strategy for the next couple of year.

Wilson gave thanks to Steve, W3HAL, for doing a great job on the N1MM network.  Steve, W3HAL, stated the 10 dedicated computers along with static IP addresses provided more resilency and uptime than last year. Wilson also appreciated John, KM4MDR, for doing a wonderful job managing the food preparation and service…at a’boys!

Additional Notes:

Dan, KR4UB, stated Phillips High School still has an antenna and transceiver used from an earlier ISS contact needing reclamation.  If intered in assisting, please leave a reply!

Finally, Dan, KR4UB, will present FT8 at the next DFMA meeting!

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