Category Archives: Field Day 2013

Oakville ARC Field Day Huge Success

Boy did we have fun at this year’s Oakville Amateur Radio Club Field Day.  We ran three stations (CW, SSB, digital) and a Get-On-The-Air (GOTA) station plus one of the guys VE3IAN did a satellite QSO for us. Our change … Continue reading

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2 Weeks To Field Day

Field Day 2013 is shaping up with lots of folks signing up for operating times at the SSB, CW and digital stations. If you haven’t signed up yet for a time slot now would be a good time to do … Continue reading

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Field Day 2013 Update

There’s been a lot of planning going on behind the scenes when it comes to Field Day 2013. Seems the band captains have confirmed their equipment and the Writelog/rig data interface has been tested. This means that all logging computers … Continue reading

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H.F. Antennas

This year’s Field Day site lends itself to the installation of BIG H.F. antennas. 🙂 There was even some talk about creating a hinge on a truck and hoisting a tower with a three-element beam for 20/15/10 meters. The Brampton … Continue reading

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Field Day 2013 Site Inspection

A big group from the Oakville Amateur Radio Club showed up on Saturday morning to inspect the new site at Bronte Provincial Park. All the band captains attended and the reaction to the new location at the Breckon shelter was … Continue reading

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Who’s In Charge?

The question of who is making the decisions around Field Day came up this morning at the Saturday morning breakfast. As I said when I volunteered to be Field Day Co-Ordinator it isn’t me. I just move the paperwork around. … Continue reading

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Field Day Update

Thanks to Rod for booking the shelter at Bronte Prov. Park and good news on the entry fees. Now more good news on the volunteer front. Along with Todd volunteering to captain the  SSB station we’ve heard from Harry, VA3EC … Continue reading

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