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2017 Field Day Equipment & Participation sign-Up.

Posted: Tue May 30, 2017 2:06 pm
by DaveK
FIELD DAY EQUIPMENT AND PARTICIPATION SIGN-UP

Field Day requires a great deal of equipment and people willing to work the various bands that are part of the competition. Let us know what you will be able to bring and what stations you would like to work. The items we will need include antenna masts, antennas, radios, power supplies, generators, computers, coax, tables, pop-ups, chairs, headphones, logging supplies, etc. Volunteers are needed to work the local repeaters for call-ins and band captains. Let us know where you would like to contribute.

Here is the list of equipment and supplies we will need. Please let us know what you can bring:

UPDATED LIST AS OF 6/19/17

RADIOS

Icom 746 Steeevo
Icon 7100 Larry
Icom 7000 Dave
Yaesu 991 Kevin
icom 726 Warren
Kenwood TS480

POWER SUPPLIES

2 Larry
1 Steevo
1 Kevin
1 Warren

COAX

Kevin
Steeevo
Warren

MASTS

1 Dave
1 Larry

ANTENNAS

15/20/40 Larry
80m in the Hummer
Steevo - TBD

COMPUTERS

Dave
Larry
Steeevo
Kevin
Warren

LIGHTS / LANTERNS

Larry
Dave

CHAIRS

Dave
Larry
Kevin
Warren

TABLES

Larry
Dave
Kevin
Warren

POP-UPS

Dave
Kevin
Warren

LOGGING MATERIALS

Dave

HEADPHONES

Dave
Steeevo
Larry

BAND PASS FILTERS

15/20/40 Larry
80 Dave

GENERATORS

Larry

AC EXTENSION CORDS

Larry
Dave
Kevin

FIREWOOD

Kevin

Re: 2017 Field Day Equipment & Participation sign-Up.

Posted: Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:52 pm
by SteeevO
I can bring:
Icom 746-Pro with heil headset & Icom power supply.
Laptop
A few lengths of coax (not sure the lengths, but we've used them before)
A couple dipoles (need to check what bands I have, I'm sure I have 80M)
CW paddles - for the adventurous.

pretty much one full station.
Will Hector be going this year? and will we have network equipment?
I don't have extension cords.

Re: 2017 Field Day Equipment & Participation sign-Up.

Posted: Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:19 am
by cruiserlarry
I'm already excited to get this party started !!!

I will be bringing:

Icom IC7100 100w HF/VHF/UHF/D-star w/tuner and power supply
Assorted handie talkies
Heil headsets (2)
Toughbook Laptop
15m, 20m and 40m filters
15m, 20m, and 40m dipole antennas
quick-deploy antenna mast
Honda EU2000i generator / fuel
Folding table / chair
Coax Cables, 50' (6-8) misc smaller coax jumper cables
Misc cable connectors / adapters
AA600 Antenna Analyzer
Voltmeter
RF Explorer Spectrum Analyzer
120v extension cable (75') and 6-outlet HD power strips (2)
LED area lights
Anderson connectors / crimping tool
Spare power supply

Re: 2017 Field Day Equipment & Participation sign-Up.

Posted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:49 am
by oausa4WJP
I have been looking forward to this event all year.

I will be bringing...

Kenwood TS-480 with battery and solar power
Icom - 726 with power supply

Couple of ht's

35 ft push up fiberglass mast

Canopy, Chair, Table

8 band end fed antenna, OCF Buckmaster, Emcomm end fed, Alpha vertical.

Laptop with logging software

Couple runs of coax

Re: 2017 Field Day Equipment & Participation sign-Up.

Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:33 pm
by DaveK
Warren

Great to have you join us again this year. Thanks for bringing your gear!!!

Re: 2017 Field Day Equipment & Participation sign-Up.

Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:48 pm
by DaveK
LAST UPDATE

FIELD DAY EQUIPMENT

Thanks to everyone who is bringing the items we need for Field Day. While we probably have enough to get by, there are a few area where we could use just a little more.

GENERATOR - We have only one at this point

AC EXTENSION CORDS - You can never have enough.

CO AX - Same thing. The more the better.

HEADPHONES - One more will probably do it.

WEATHER

The "official" US Weather Service prediction for Field Day:
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 84. North northwest wind around 10 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. North northwest wind around 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 82. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 49. North northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 78. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

Re: 2017 Field Day Equipment & Participation sign-Up.

Posted: Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:36 pm
by SteeevO
Dave
Do you have the logging software registration info?
I need to install on my laptop.

Re: 2017 Field Day Equipment & Participation sign-Up.

Posted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:43 am
by DaveK
SteeevO wrote:
Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:36 pm
Dave
Do you have the logging software registration info?
I need to install on my laptop.
Steeevo

You can obtain the new version of the logging software (5.4) from the N3FJP website, http://n3fjp.com/fieldday.html . You must first uninstall any N3FJP field day logging program presently on your computer. If you have any questions, check out the link entitled "Steps to upgrade from previous versions" or call me.

BTW, I need your current email address.

Re: 2017 Field Day Equipment & Participation sign-Up.

Posted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:33 am
by Jeff-OAUSA
I'm light on radio gear, so it will be two HTs for me.
I will bring some firewood and a couple chairs.

Re: 2017 Field Day Equipment & Participation sign-Up.

Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:39 am
by SteeevO
DaveK wrote:
Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:43 am
SteeevO wrote:
Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:36 pm
Dave
Do you have the logging software registration info?
I need to install on my laptop.
Steeevo

You can obtain the new version of the logging software (5.4) from the N3FJP website, http://n3fjp.com/fieldday.html . You must first uninstall any N3FJP field day logging program presently on your computer. If you have any questions, check out the link entitled "Steps to upgrade from previous versions" or call me.

BTW, I need your current email address.
I'm upgrading to the latest version but I believe OAUSA bought a club license for the software. do you have the software registration info?

I PM'd you my e-mail