2015 ARRL Field Day Results

The 2015 Field Day was a success. The event went very smooth and everyone had a great time. We had visitors from press and local government officials. There was a also a nice competition between the CW and Phone operators this year. The Phone operators had 11 more contacts.

Here are stats for the current year
1. 254 additional contacts
2. There was 637 CW contacts and 648 Phone contacts
3. There was 15% improvement in the overall score from 2014 for 4,794 points

 

YEAR SCORE CONTACTS PARTICIPANTS CATEGORY
2014 4,168 1,020 46 4A
2015 4,794 1,274 57 4A

 

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Amateur Radio Aficionados Have “Field Day”

Here is the article posted in the Clay Today about our Field Day! Bravo Zulu to all!!!

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Clay Today Article — Click Here

 

 

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What Field Day Is REALLY All About

Here is a great web broadcast talking about Field Day.  HRN 208 What is Field Day REALLY All About

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Kids Day is Sunday, June 21!

normal_DSC_0112“Kids Day is Sunday, June 21! (Don’t be fooled — the incorrect date appears in the “ARRL Amateur Radio Calendar.”) Sponsored by the ARRL and The Boring (Oregon) Amateur Radio Club, Kids Day is a fantastic way to introduce young people to the magic of Amateur Radio by getting them on the air! Kids Day this month just happens to share the same date as Father’s Day. Participating with your child or grandchild would be a fabulous way to celebrate the special bond between generations. But no matter if you’re a mom, dad, grandparent, aunt, uncle, family friend, or neighbor, Kids Day is a great opportunity to open the doors of your station and let the youngsters take the “Big Chair.” Let them find stations they hear or work on a map, color in a map of states worked, or help them to build something.”

Read the entire article on QRZnow.com

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2015 ARRL Field Day – June 27 & 28

OPARC & CARES Members prep antennas for Field Day Two antennas used for Field Day Comminications
(LEFT) Amateur Operators prepare to put up antennas (on right) for Field Day.

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