Jim, N4BFR operated LIVE during Field Day. Watch his live stream at YouTube.
You had a great time at Field Day, but the job’s not finished until the paperwork is done. Here are the basics of submitting your entry for 50 Bonus Points!
Field Day Entry Page: http://field-day.arrl.org/fdentry.php
So you’ve decided you want to operate Field Day from your house. That’s awesome and you will have a lot of fun making contacts well into the night. This video will give you the basics of picking your operating class, things you should know if going to other sites to operate as well, plus some tips on logging and the always passionate discussion on “points!”
Want 200 quick bonus points for Field Day? This video has the tips!
ARRL Field Day Site: http://www.arrl.org/field-day
If you are going to operate in ARRL Field Day the last weekend in June you are going to need to know what your exchange is. This video takes you through why “One Delta Georgia” is a lot different than “8 Alpha Alaska”.
See the Field Day playlist for other videos in this series.
HTL-11 The Basics of Field Day and HTL-12 The Basics of Field Day Rules are available now.
HTL-13 The Basics of Field Day from Home will publish on Tuesday, June 1
HTL-14 The Basics of Submitting a Field Day Log will publish on Thursday, June 3
There’s a lot that goes in to the 24 hours of operating that is ARRL/RAC Field Day. Which means the basics won’t fit into one video. So, I’m making four. Here’s when you can find them:
- The Basics of Field Day – HTL-11 – Premieres Tuesday, May 24
- The Basics of Field Day Rules – HTL-12 – Premieres Thursday, May 26
- The Basics of Field Day at Home – HTL-13 – Premieres Tuesday, June 1
- The Basics of Submitting a Field Day Log – HTL-14 – Premiers Thursday, June 3
The first in a four-part series on ARRL Field Day. This video is a high level overview of what Field Day is, how find a site to get involved with, what you will see when you visit, and why you should jump in and go.