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10m Net -
(Today!) Thursday, 17 April 2014 - (28.390MHz SSB at 1900 MDT)

Board -
Monday, 12 May 2014
General Membership -
Wednesday, 14 May 2014

See the Meetings page for times and locations.

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Field Day 2014

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PPRAA Field Day 2014

Who:

PPRAA members, local amateur radio operators, friends, guests, and elected government officials.

When:

Setup: June 27st, 1530
Operations: June 28nd, Noon until June 29rd Noon
Tear Down: June 29rd, Noon

Where:

3622 Bar 10 Road, Calhan, CO

Talk In: 146.580

Map:


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Stations and current station captains:

HF1 (ssb/cw): TBD
HF2 (ssb): TBD
HF3 (digital): TBD
VHF/UHF: TBD
Satellite: TBD
GOTA: Doug Nielsen, N7LEM
Talk In (146.580): TBD

Antennas:

TBD
30 Ft Tower with a 3 element TriBander
80/75 Meter
40 M
3 or 5 element 6 meter Beam
G5RV

Radios:

TBD
TS-50 HF (Digital) (RATT/PK31)
IC-706 HF (Voice)
TBD HF (GOTA Station) (AF0S)
TBD 2 Meter (Talk In)
FT-726R 6 Meter (Optional)
IC-2820 D-Star (Demo)
IC-91/92 D-Star Handhelds (Demo)

Computer Program:

N1MM (Get it here.)

Food Schedule:

Saturday Lunch 1130-1330 Hamburgers, Hotdogs, Brats, chips
Saturday Dinner 1700-1900 PotLuck
Sunday Breakfast 0700-1030 Eggs/omelets, coffee & juice

Notes:

  • We will provide coffee during the 24 hours of station operation.
  • There will not be a charge for meals, but donations will be welcome at the site to help cover the cost of food.
  • For the potluck dinner Saturday night, we will provide meat and drinks. You should bring a side dish to share.
  • We are also needing 3 to 4 volunteers for each of the three meals to help with KP (serving, cleaning up).

Note: Full Field Day Rules can be found here.