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2014 ARRL Field Day


What is Field Day?

Dates & Location: 6/28/2014 and 6/29/2014 at Badger Prairie Park.

Badger Prairie Park in Verona WI is at the intersection of US Highway 18/151 and County Highway PB.  For bicyclists, the park is at the intersection of the Military Ridge State Trail and the Ice Age Junction Trail, GPS coordinates are 42.998321,-89.52012.

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Set up: Saturday 6/28/2014 at 8 AM CDT ( 13:00 UTC ) we encourage everyone to come and join us for setting up

Operations: Start: 1 PM CDT ( 18:00 UTC ) Saturday   End: 1 PM CDT ( 18:00 UTC ) Sunday

Anyone is welcome to operate, you can do it by checking in at the welcome tent when you come, or just stopping by the station you want to operate.

Welcome Tent: Come sign in, get information on amateur radio and the Four Lakes amateur Radio Club, get a tour of the stations, ask questions.

Bands & Modes:
We will be operating as W9JZ 6A WI on bands 10M, 15M, 20M and 40M using SSB ( voice ) and CW ( morse code ), possibly digital modes as well.

Food: If you plan on eating the club provided lunch and dinner on Saturday, there is a $7/person fee, this covers both lunch and dinner.

Please sign up for meals at the upcoming FLARC meetings on 5/20/2014 or 6/17/2014. NOTE: the 6/17/2014 meeting is at Badger Prairie Park..  If you can't make it to the meetings sign up can be done by sending $7 in a check to:

Carolyn Kammen
318 Amoth Court 2F
Madison, WI 53704

Please include your name, phone number, email address and number of people, indicating if any are vegetarian or vegan.

Deadline to sign up for meals is by 6/21/2014.
There will be coffee and doughnuts available.

Schmoozing: We even have a tent specifically for this, this year!  This will help keep the operations area quieter and easier to hear those distant stations.