Remembering Field Day 2017
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Remembering Field Day 2017

George W. Eckart KJ6LA   Field Day is many things to many people. Since the early 1930’s, Field Day literally has been the one day of the year in which Amateur Radio Operators across North America would take equipment in hand and head into the field. For some it is a contest. For others Field Day serves to test one’s communications metal as hams hone their skills to respond to a disaster.  For many, it is a yearly tradition....

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2017 Field Day (June-24-25)
Jun24

2017 Field Day (June-24-25)

CVRC’s 2017 ARRL Field Day was a great success. The club has gained popularity, new members, and public interest. In spite of the poor radio conditions, Saturday’s weather was very cooperative and surprisingly pleasant, with a brief drizzle of rain. We had a very good turn out of members and visitors. This year has brought more public interest and awareness with the help of George Eckart (KJ6LA), distributing to public...

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Field Day 2016 ( June 25-26)
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Field Day 2016 ( June 25-26)

From: Mike Lichtman KF6KFG Date: June 9,2016 Coming up very quickly will be one of the club’s top annual events, Field Day 2016 on June 25 and 26. Amateurs all over the country will be on the air trying to reach us. We will be setting up in Verdugo Park under the shade of antennas in large sycamore tree and again have the solar power trailer. In order to make this happen we made a list at the May club meeting of who volunteers...

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Getting Ready for CV Radio Club Field Day
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Field Day 2015 ( June 27-28)
Jun27

Field Day 2015 ( June 27-28)

CVRC combines with GEARS and sets up a joint Field Day station. In the past we have used several sites, but for the last several years we have used Verdugo Park in Glendale. The park is a flat, grassy site with plenty of sycamore trees to provide both shade and antenna support. Our location is close to both fast food stores and bathrooms. We set up four pop-up style tents for shade, bring in tables and chairs, and operate in the 2...

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