BRARC Field Day 2019
Offer equipment or assistance for Field Day operations for the Baton Rouge Amateur Radio Club. Dana Browne, AD5VC, is Field Day coordinator and can be reached at
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Late night operating is any time between 11PM Sat and 7AM Sun
8AM Sat morning setup
Fetching equipment during setup
Late night operating
Takedown on Sunday
HF radios should be 100W and have a microphone, fused power cable with powerpole connectors, and a manual. A digital station should have radio, interface and separate computer. Other stations should include radio, feedline and antenna.
100W HF radio (should have microphone, fused power cable with Powerpole connectors, and a manual)
Digital HF station (should include computer and interface as well as radio)
6m station (should include antenna, mast and feedline)
VHF/UHF station (should include antenna, mast & feedline)
We will use Marine Storage batteries (60 A-hour or more) and charge them with a gas generator. The battery charger should be able to charge at 10-20A, not a trickle charger or high current charger. Solar/wind power is listed down further under bonus activities.
Marine Storage Battery
12V Charger (must charge at > 10A)
gas generator & fuel
Antennas and setup
We have the observatory tribander 10m/15m/20m and an 80m dipole. We need two antennas on each of 80/40 and second antenna (beam?) for 20/15/10.
Beam/Yagi for HF
Antenna raising equipment (bow&arrow, slingshot, etc)
We need 6 laptops plus AC chargers. They need to have a wired Ethernet jack. They should run windows XP, Vista or 10. They should have a guest account with name "brarc" and password "w5gix".
We typically have two operators at each radio, one logging and one operating. The items below refer to items you might leave for others to use. Be sure to mark any items with your callsign!
Over the ear headphones
Y-splitter for two headphones (3.5mm stereo or 1/4" stereo)
Food and Drink
Ice chest and Ice
Dinner Saturday night
Breakfast Sunday morning
Press release to local media
Publicize operations on social media
Public information table
Invite local elected officials
Invite local served agency
Copy W1AW Bulletin
Solar or wind power source for natural power contacts
National Traffic System Messages
Message to our Section Manager
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