2017 Field Day

ARRL Field Day Page: http://www.arrl.org/field-day

• The 4th full weekend of June.
• June 24 @ 7AM – June 25 @ 1;00PM
• Camp Friday and Saturday nights

• HWY 87 to FR300/FR218
• Milk Ranch Point on the Mogollon Rim
• Directions to FD site: https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Scottsdale,+Arizona/34.4395,-111.3598167/@33.9643293,-111.877084,151401m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m8!4m7!1m5!1m1!1s0x872b08d9a7772c97:0x26d2e412188fe618!2m2!1d-111.9260519!2d33.4941704!1m0

• To work as many stations as possible on any and all amateur bands (excluding the 60, 30, 17, and 12-meter bands) and to learn to operate in abnormal situations in less than optimal conditions. Field Day is open to all amateurs in the areas covered by the ARRL/RAC Field Organizations and countries within IARU Region 2.

• Escape the Phoenix heat! 112 degrees or 82 degrees, you choose.
• Camp out on the Mogollon Rim.
• Socialize and get to know other hams.
• Show and tell. Radio installations, 4×4 mods, antennas, etc.
• Testing Session Saturday at 9am.
• Pot luck meal Saturday night.
• Family friendly camp.
• Eat BACON!!!

Get on the air:
• We will have enough Extra class operators on site to act as control operator all weekend. What does this mean? Any Technician, General, or even someone without a license can use the radio with Extra privileges on HF under their supervision. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about ham radio and get your feet wet.

VE Testing Session
• 9am, Saturday, June 24th
• Test for Technician, General, Extra
• FREE, test session held by Phoenix Amateur Radio Team – http://www.phxham.com/
• Pass your test on Saturday, have your license monday or Tuesday

Pot Luck
• Saturday, June 24th, around 6pm.
• Scottsdale ARC is providing meat, bring a side or dessert.

See past field day photos at: http://www.4x4ham.com/forumdisplay.php?54-W7AZO-4×4-Ham-Field-Day