The DARC is planning a Winter Field Day 2018 outing. WFD 2018 runs for 24hrs starting 1 pm local Dallas time Jan 27, 2018. Additional details and rules on Winter Field Day can be found on the Winter Field Day Association site here.
Our 2017 Field Day operation produced 540 contacts for a total of 3,188 points from contacts and bonuses. A summary of our logs is below.
We hope you will take the time and enjoy Dallas Field Day with the Dallas DARC/REACT Groups.
Winter Field Day 2017 is over and was a first for the DARC. The DARC spent the better part of Sat Jan 28, 2017 out at Dreyfus Point on White Rock Lake Park in Dallas TX.
Results of the ARRL Field Day 2016 have been posted on the arrl.com website – The DARC crew under the W5FC scored 5,216pts, logged 1,106 QSOs and placed 4th in the NTX section. You can view the database results yourself here at this link. Good job, great fun! Thanks to all that participated and helped with the event we look forward to another fun event in 2017.
Did you take any pictures at our Field Day site at Flag Pole Hill? If you did, now’s the time to share! Send pictures—or better, links to your on-line albums—to editor at w5fc.org. Act fast; he’ll be putting the July newsletter together very soon!