2018 RARC’s & BARA’s Field Day
June 23 thru 24th
7000 Nicollet Ave S
Richfield Community Center (Lower level)
NO Tobacco or Alcohol onsite at anytime!
All members should participate on Field Day even if not with RARC or BARA
What is Field Day?
An event which showcases the amateur radio hobby to the general public and local government
An opportunity to build ones radio skills and confidence on the air
An opportunity to try out different radios and modes of operation
A way to give all amateurs a chance to get on frequency bands they might not otherwise be able to
A time to meet club members’ families
An opportunity to talk to people from all over the United States and Canada
A way to share ideas, operating techniques and technical advice
A way of testing emergency preparedness skills
A way to honor our fellow hams that have gone silent key
A contest to see how many contacts can be made in a 24 hour period ***
We will be doing a program your VHF & UHF Mobiles & HTs radio “Ham Clinic” during Field Day
- (1:30pm – 2:15pm…) Kenwood
- (2:45pm-3:45pm…) Yaesu & TYT’s TH9800
- (4:30pm-5:15pm…) Icom
- (7:00pm-7:45pm…) Baofeng, BTech, Pofung, (chi-coms)
- (8:30pm-9:15pm…) PC programming (chirp)
- (Sunday morning TBA…) Alinco or any makeups
Each session will cover 15 mins Radio Basics, 15 mins PowerPoint Demo, & 15+ mins hands on your radio.
Your Required to bring your own radio. We will even power for the mobiles.
If you want to Reserve a Rib dinner or Pulled Pork sandwich dinner please pay Louis at PayPal or go to our June 20th meeting. Each dinner is $15/person and must be paid to Louis by the end of RARC’s June 20th meeting.
We will be having…
A food truck onsite the whole time Finer Meats & Eats
Ice cold city water
Five Watt Coffee Donated
You may bring your own food & refreshments. (NO ALCOHOL ALLOWED)
(RARC & BARA are not responsible for any paid food services.)
Please Sign-up below to help us get our numbers of people coming. All family & friends are welcome. Hams non-members of RARC or BARA are invited and can sign-up.
Please Email us at W0RRC.RARC@gmail.com for any questions.