Recently licensed members prepare for Field Day by taking turns operating as part of the W7DK Multi-op Team in the 2012 ARRL Rookie Roundup SSB contest. The Team scored 2,464 points ... 62 QSO's were logged with stations in 26 US States and 2 Canada provinces. Mike Mikuchonis, W7XTZ, heard a weak station in France responding to his CQ, but signals faded and contact could not be established. [4 PHOTOS]

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KF7PXBEveryone applauds when Joe Winkler makes his very first on-the air contact on April 15, 2012 at 1922 UTC.

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