BARC Field Day
                                June 24th & 25th
ARRL BARC Field Day - 2017
Field Day 2017 is June 24 & 25.

The GPS coordinates are: 33.639815, -86.925963

The closest postal address is 465 Cardiff Street, Graysville, AL 35073

Our operating location is Brookside, Al inside Bensco Park. Talk in on the 146.88 repeater and 146.58 simplex.

We are at the "old school site" above the main park area near "kissing rock" in the paved parking area.

Look for the vertical T-Mobile banners at the entrance to the Field Day site:

flag      old school entrance

We had a tremendous event in 2016 and we want to keep the momentum going. Setup Begins on Thursday afternoon, June 22nd at 1:00 P.M. Individuals who have volunteered so far are:

Position Vacant: Gota Station Captain

Mark, NR4J, HF Station captain

VHF/UHF Station captain: position vacant

Safety Captain: Rick Calhoun, WW4RC

Deryll Whittle, WD4IGK: HF Station Captain

Carey Pickett , KK4AVG: HF Station Captain

James Pillman , KA4ZQA: HF Station Captain

Contact Mark via phone at two zero five, five eight five, eight three eight nine
We are attempting to increase the score from 2016 where we placed well.

Contact Mark if you would like to volunteer for any position

Please come out and operate a station. All ALERT members are invited.

We will operate all modes from 160m to 70cm including 222 MHz FM for the full 24 hours. We will use computer logging exclusively. Our logging computers will be linked using MESH technology with the cumulative scores tallied on the big screen. A hot shower is available at the site too.

Things we have: generator, AC extension cables, shelters, 12 volt batteries, microwave oven, Mesh nodes, antenna launcher.

Things we need: station operators, folding tables, folding chairs, CW operators, laptop computers, food captain (grill master).