The Dallas Amateur Radio Club will be issuing DARC Field Day 2020 Award Certificates for operators that participated in the ARRL Field Day 2020 event and submitted their log to the ARRL and selected “Dallas Amateur Radio Club” as their club affiliate.Continue reading
Post Field Day 2020 Virtual Meeting
Join the Dallas Amateur Radio Club for a post ARRL Field Day Virtual meeting via Google Meet – details are on the DARC Calendar here in this link: https://w5fc.org/club-activities/event-calendar/ We will talk about field day your activities, getting your log uploaded and any thing else. This is an open invite to all HAMs – you don’t need to be a club member to join in. Meeting is Monday June 29, 2020 at 8pm Central Time. We will be using the ARRL web site to submit your log online at: https://field-day.arrl.org/fdentry.phpContinue reading
Field Day 2020 Best Practices
The DARC will be hosting two virtual meetings during the month of June 2020 in preparation for Field Day 2020. Tune in via Google Meet on June 4th and June 18th at 7pm central time. For the meeting link see the DARC club event calendar online at: https://w5fc.org/club-activities/event-calendar/ These are open public meetings and you don’t need to be a club member to attend. The purpose of these two virtual meetings are to ask questions, get help with station setup, antennas, logging and anything else related to Field Day 2020. You will also have the ability to test your rig and logging software real time and work out all the kinks etc. Review the “DARC Field Day 2020 Participation How We Can Have Fun” document below.Continue reading
DARC ARRL Field Day 2020
ARRL Field Day is the single most popular on-the-air event held annually in the US and Canada. On the fourth weekend of June of each year, more than 35,000 radio amateurs gather with their clubs, groups or simply with friends to operate from remote locations. Field Day is a picnic, a campout, practice for emergencies, an informal contest and, most of all, FUN! However, due to the COVID pandemic the DARC/W5FC will not be hosting a club/group event for 2020. Instead, following the ARRL guide lines it is suggested you work as an individual station such as a 1D NTX, or 1E NTX – staying safe! We hope that you will participate as this is such a fun event and the more stations on the air the more fun it will be. Stay tuned in on this web frequency we will have more information coming – including some best practices for operating 1E or 1D, logging and more.Continue reading
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