ARRL Field Day 2018

ARRL Field Day 2018

To determine the effectiveness of the ARRL Field Day exercise and of each participant’s operations, there is an integrated contesting component, and many clubs also engage in concurrent leisure activities (camping out, cookouts, etc.). Operations typically last a continuous twenty-four hours, requiring scheduled relief operators to keep stations on the air. Additional contest points are … Read more

CQ Contest

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So this weekend there is some kind of contest happening on the HF bands. I’m not interested in contesting myself but I do use them to catch myself some new countries or prefixes I have never worked. I’m still relatively very new to HF so working Europe still has some panache for me. The pileups … Read more