Come join the DARC for Winter Field Day 2023 January 28, 2023. This will be a fun outdoor SHINE ONLY event. The DARC will be back at Custer Park in Richardson. Winter Field Day 2023 is January 28 & 29, 2023 but the DARC will only operate Sat Jan 28, 2023 Plan on 11:00am for setup and will wrap things up by 6pm that day. WFD2023 will get underway at 1pm central time. The last minute change is due to the park in Irving was under construction with sewer work and unbearable sewer gas in the area. Please NOTE the new location is at Custer Park in Richardson – 701 W Renner Rd, Richardson, TX 75080.Continue reading
Come join the DARC for Winter Field Day 2022. This will be a fun outdoor event and we will be teamed up with the Irving Radio Club. Plan on attending in person Jan 29, 2022 Setup starts at 10am central time at TW Richardson Grove Park in Irving TX WFD officially starts at 1 pm central time and we are planning on being on the air and at the park until 8 pm central time.Continue reading
The purpose of Winter Field Day is to foster HAM camaraderie, field operation, emergency operating preparedness, and just plain on the air, outdoor fun in the midst of winter for American, Canadian, and DX HAMs. Don’t let those winter doldrums keep you locked up in the house… get out and play some radio but be safe about it!! Winter Field Day is the last full weekend in January of each year and runs for 24 hours 1900 UTC Saturday to 1900 UTC Sunday. For 2021 this is January 30/31, 2021Continue reading
The DARC is planning a Winter Field Day 2019 outing. WFD 2019 runs for 24hrs starting 1 pm local Dallas Jan 26, 2019. Additional details and rules on Winter Field Day can be found on the Winter Field Day Association site here. This is a rain or shine event since we will operate indoors details below. Please see the link below for sign up.Continue reading
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.