Skip to content


What is Field Day?

Dates & Location: 6/22/2013 and 6/23/2013 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.

View Larger Map

Set up: Saturday 6/22/2013 at 8 AM CST we encourage everyone to come and join us for setting up

Operations: Start: 1 PM CST Saturday   End: 1 PM CST 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.  You can also e-mail Carolyn NQ9A at if you have specific hours you want to operate or a specific band.

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 and Operators:

SSB ( aka Voice or Phone )

 6M SSB     Nicholas KB9SKW
10M SSB     Nathan KC9WHJ
15M SSB     Dan AB9LQ
20M SSB     Ed  AC9DE 
40M 80M SSB John WZ9I

CW ( aka Morse Code )

10M CW             Anton N9WAY,  Brad WB9WHI
15M 20M 40M 80M CW Barry K8SD, Dean K9QB, Bud K9ZT, Ed AC9DE, Clint W9AV


10M 15M 20M 40M DIGITAL Nicholas KB9SKW, Matt NM9O

Food: We will have sandwiches for lunch Saturday available, dinner at 6 PM Saturday and breakfast 8 AM Sunday morning. To sign up for meals please e-mail Carolyn NQ9A
Deadline to sign up for meals is by 6/15/2013. Please indicate the number of person and indicate if it needs to be vegetarian or vegan. Thanks.
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.

The Madison Area Repeater Association is once again hosting the Madison Hamfest.  It will be held at the Mandt Community Center in Stoughton WI on Saturday April 13th from 8:00 AM until 1:00 PM.  Please visit the MARA website for more information and details.

The Wisconsin QSO Party is fast approaching and we hope you will join us this year representing the club.  The WIQP runs from 1:00PM CDT to 8:00PM CDT on Sunday March 10th this year, but remember this is the first day of Daylight Savings Time so make sure your clocks are set correctly.

Thanks to the West Allis Radio Amateur Club for its sponsorship of the Party.