Field Day 2018

W7DK will be on the air for ARRL Field Day, which is held every year on the fourth full weekend in June.

Field Day plans for 2018 are still being formed.  Check back for new information.

GENERAL INFORMATION AND CONTEST RULES

See ARRL website.

LOCATION

W7DK will operate Field Day at Western State Hospital, 9601 Steilacoom Boulevard SW, Lakewood, WA.

During the hours of 11AM to 5PM on Saturday June 23th, the Public is welcome to visit and observe Radio Club of Tacoma amateur radio operators practicing for emergency deployment and operation of their equipment.  For a period of 24 hours, we will make as many contacts as possible with participating hams all over the US and Canada.

DATES AND TIMES (see detailed schedule below)

Date Activity  
June 22, Friday Setup

9AM:  meet at the Clubhouse, load, transport

11AM: arrive FD site for setup

June 23, Saturday Operation

11AM: contest starts

6PM: Pot Luck Dinner **

June 24, Sunday Operation and takedown

11AM: contest ends, take-down, load

1PM: transport to Clubhouse, unload

** Our traditional pot luck dinner will be held at the RCT Field Day site, Saturday June 23 at 6:00pm.  RCT will provide burgers, dogs, soft drinks and the typical accompanying fixin's.  As a participant, please bring a side dish or a dessert.

STATION MANAGERS for Field Day 2018:

80/75M and 15M CW/SSB - t/b/a

40M CW/SSB - t/b/a

20M CW - t/b/a

20M SSB - t/b/a

Digital - t/b/a

OTHER TEAM LEADERS

Food Services - W7PFU and K7HTU
Message Traffic - WB4SPB
Public Information Table - AC7WW
Natural Power Station - AC7QN and KR7W
K6KPH/W1AW Bulletin - WB4SPB and KR7W
IT/Network - WB4SPB

For information, contact:

W7UUU

DETAILED SCHEDULE

Detailed schedule

SITE MAP

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