At the last club meeting, CVARC Operations Chair Martin Hickey-AJ6CL discussed plans for what will certainly be the most unique Field Day in club history. See Martin’s presentation slides outlining Field Day history as well as the rules and operating options for individual stations.
There are several special amateur radio initiatives planned in Ventura County during Field Day 2020, June 27-28th. The COVID-19 crisis makes us unable to gather in large groups as we have in the past. We are attempting to recapture some of the camaraderie and fellowship among hams in other ways by making the following options available for those who choose to participate in them. Nothing here is compulsory. The idea is to have some fun. Feel free to participate in whatever interests you.Continue reading “Six Ways to Get the Most Out of Field Day Even If We Can’t Be Together”
CVARC is now recruiting those interested in participating in Field Day during the weekend of June 27th and 28th this year.
Band captains, operators and support personnel are all needed. Field Day is a great way to learn from mentors and experienced hams. If you have never attended Field Day, we encourage you to participate for the fun, fellowship with fellow hams and an opportunity to learn about the many different aspects of our hobby.
If you have experience with Field Day, we need you again this year! Historically, CVARC has been proud to run the largest Field Day operation in the country. Learn about emergency preparedness and how to make contacts all over the U.S. and the world!
If you are interested in getting involved and having a great time, please contact Martin at AJ6CL@CVARC.org.
Everyone had a good time at CVARC’s Winter Field Day event at Dos Vientos Community Park in Newbury Park on January 25th. Read more to see pictures and video of the event.Continue reading “Photos and Video From Winter Field Day”
CVARC’s Winter Field Day will be held Saturday, January 25, 2020.
Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
Please setup no earlier than 9:00 AM. The Park District will charge us extra if we occupy the space outside of our permitted hours.
Location: Dos Vientos Community Center, 4801 Borchard Road, Newbury Park CA 91320Continue reading “CVARC’s Winter Field Day January 25th”
CVARC’s next Mini Field Day is set for Sunday, October 6, 2019 at Borchard Community Park, Picnic Area C.
The park is located at 190 North Reino Road in Newbury Park. The event officially starts at 1000, but we are allowed to set up as early as 0900. The event will end at 1400 and we must leave the picnic area by 1430.
Directions: proceed west on Borchard Road, past N. Wendy Drive. Turn Right on N. Reino Road. Just past the tennis courts, you should turn right into parking lot. Picnic Area C is located at the northeast corner of the parking lot. There is ample space for antennas behind the picnic pavilion.
Members of the club were surveyed on a number of topics regarding Field Day held June 22-23, 2019. Twenty six club members responded to the survey and overall the club members were satisfied with their Field Day experience. Click here to read the entire report.
Under tents and antennas deployed at a Newbury Park school last weekend, ham radio operators took part in a 24-hour race to connect far and wide.
Source: Ventura County Star
Setup will start 1100 PDT on June 21. (Please don’t come any earlier as, according to the Field Day Rules, we can set up no sooner than 1100). Operations will start at 1100 PDT June 22 and end 1100 PDT June 23. Cleanup will commence at 1100 PDT June 23. There will be a BBQ on the evening of June 22. You can still get a ticket for the BBQ at the June 20th club meeting.