Event Summary We had an almost “return to normal” field day this year, with people gathered, food served, and radio operations held. Our roster reflects 22 in attendance, only three of which were not already hams. We started around 8:30am at the Randolph Park back shelter, unpacking items for field day and our Radio Rummage. […]
It was a blustery afternoon on Saturday January 29th, 2022, and we were glad to have put up our antennas the day prior. Erecting the antennas during snow is much preferred to windy and 16 degrees! First up was establishing the warmth, as Steve WD4JIX used his scouting skills to kindle the hearth and heart […]
A Slippery Situation It was suspected that the day was to become a steamy one, but as hams gathered at Bisset Park in Radford, it was more about the gear, helping new hams, and building trust in your equipment. Three foxes were hidden by yours truly, W4XXV, and consisted of two plastic ammo cans, and […]
I bought this 10’x10′ Cover Pro Shed at Harbor Freight to use at Audie Murphy Special Event. The canopy went together fairly easy. It took Mike and me about an hour but could be done quicker now that we have experience. It seems sturdy enough.I like having the four walls in case of bad weather. […]
Blings ‘n’ Things for March 2021 Here are some pictures of submitted pictures and descriptions from club members wanting to share. All in alphabetic order according to call sign. From AI4RC 01 – On the left is an Yaesu FT 450, MFJ 4225 power supply, MFJ IntelliTuner , Tigertronics Signal Link, Bencher By -1 iambic […]
2020 ARRL Field Day was fun in spite of the protections and changed needed to provide for a safer environment combating COVID-19. Check out our pictures from the event, and click HERE to see our Field Day Summary and information on the contacts made.
The Audie Murphy Special Event was a success! On May 30, 2020, spanning 3 bands with single-side band, we were able to give recognition in our own way to this American Hero. There were 151 contacts covering 29 states, Canada, and even a maritime mobile station. Many contacts were thankful and familiar with Audie Murphy […]
2018 ARRL Field Day was a great time! New this year were the “Radio Rummage Sale” which was a great hit! Check out our pictures from the event, and click HERE to see the presentation on the contacts made.