Field Day 2018 – Final Results

Well another field day has come and gone.  Here our finally results based on N3FJP logging program.  Like I said we were not out to break any records but a lot of fun and fellowship while we exercised the radio here at the club house.

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Special thanks goes to all the member and visitors that showed up at the club house. 

KA3YNO Walt, WB3AGB Joe, N3LRG Christine, KB3PJW Matt, K3WGG Glen

AE3JM Jason, WA3FWA Joe, W3SVJ Nate, KA3FHV Jeffery, WA3RWD Andy

WA3VXJ Karl, WA3BKD Art, WA3RVD Mel, K0LIN Colin

N3TIR Bud – Section Emergency Coordinator


Here are the quick statistics from this years Field Day:

Total Contacts by Band and Mode:
Band CW Phone Dig Total
80 0 17 0 17
40 0 55 0 55
20 30 78 11 119
15 0 11 0 11
10 0 70 0 70
6 0 2 0 2
2 0 2 0 2
—– —–
Total 30 235 11 276

 

Total Contacts by Station:
Station Total % Radio
——- —– —–
W3KWH-PC 120 43 Icom IC-756 PRO
W3KWH-4 71 26 Yaesu FT-991
W3KWH-3 52 19 Kenwood TS-590
W3KWH-ECOM 31 11 Icom IC-9100
W3KWH-Remote1 2 1 Icom IC-820H
Total Contacts by Operator:
Operator Total
——– —-
KB3PJW 81
WB3AGB 87 {Includes WA3BKD}
K0LIN 26
N3LRG 22
KA3YNO 17
WA2YEZ 13
AE3JM 9
K3WGG 9
WA3FWA 6
KA3YNO 4
Unknown 2
Contact By Mode:
Mode Contacts
—- ———-
CW 30
Phone 235
Digital 11
Most Popular Contacts by State:
State Total
—– ——
TX 35
CA 15
GA 13
NY 12
FL 11
MA 9
PA 9
OH 8
CT 6
IL 6
IN 6
KS 6
LA 6
ME 6
NH 6
OK 6
ON 6
WI 6
States With No Hams In Them:
* Preventing us from having a US clean sweep
Idaho & Wyoming

To see the full statics click on the link below.
Field Day 2018 Full Stats

Field Day 9:45 PM Update

This is your 9:45PM Field Day report for the Steel City ARC.   We had a good group show up at the club house and we are having some fun at the same time.  We were able to keep all of out 3 stations man and operating  the whole time.  Thing are winding down but contact are still being made.  Field day continues Matt will be up here at the club house to cover for me since I have to work tomorrow 🙁  The Field day will continue till 2 pm and at that time the power switch will be switched back to mains power.  Below is the map of the US showing all the ARRL sections that we have worked from the club house.
73…
Christine, N3LRG

Field Day is a GO!

The day is finally here! The 2018 ARRL Field Day is a go, come on up to the club house to see amateur radio in action. Field Day is ham radio’s open house. Every June, more than 40,000 hams throughout North America set up temporary transmitting stations in public places to demonstrate ham radio’s science, skill and service to our communities and our nation. It combines public service, emergency preparedness, community outreach, and technical skills all in a single event. Field Day has been an annual event since 1933, and remains the most popular event in ham radio.

Starts at 2:00 PM EDT  {Members should try to get there by 1:00 PM}

Directions to the Club House:

208 McMichael Road
Carnegie, Pa, 15106 U.S.A

Follow what contacts are we making:

Steel City Contact Log Live!  {beta}

ARRL Field Day 2018

Come and visit us during our ARRL Field Day 2018 contest run

Saturday June 23 at 2:00 PM EDT the contest starts. Members should try to be up at the club house at 1:00 for set up and tuning up the radios.  The public is very welcome to attend this event and even operate a radio.  Think you want to know more about becoming a ham radio operator or your already are an amauture radio operator come on up and join the fun while learning something new.   The club will be providing food and drink for everyone that will attend, and will provide a helping hand to anyone wanting to operate.

 

ARRL Field Day is June 23-24

Field Day is ham radio’s open house. Every June, more than 40,000 hams throughout North America set up temporary transmitting stations in public places to demonstrate ham radio’s science, skill and service to our communities and our nation. It combines public service, emergency preparedness, community outreach, and technical skills all in a single event. Field Day has been an annual event since 1933, and remains the most popular event in ham radio.

What will you be doing?

Ham Nets @ WiresX network

Here are some of the nets I have found on the web that can be found on the Yaesu WiresX network.  Which you can now connect to on the Steel City 444.45 Mhz UHF repeater. Just connect to the room number by pressing the pound symbol before and after the room number. For example #21080# then to disconnect press the star key *

Time EDT    - Room # - Description
Tue 7:30 PM - 21379 - NW Texas Repeater Link Informal net
Tue 8:30 PM - 21659 - Nebraska Ragchew Net
Wed 8:30 PM - 40234 - San Antonio Digital Net (Tech and social)
Wed 9:00 PM - 40678 - Canadian Net
Fri 0030 UTC - 28418 - TGIF Room
Sat 9:00 PM - 21080 - America Link’s Round Table Rag Chew
Sat 9:00 PM - 21636 - Digital Amateur Radio Club Net
Sun 9:00 PM - 21733 - Oklahoma Link
Sun 9:00 PM - 43035 - SPRC Digital Net

Ham Radio Rail Adventure

On June 17th, 2018 there will be a trip to Harrisburg and back on Amtrak Pennsylvania #42. Contact   kristoff@nidhog.net or WA3VXJ@hotmail.com for more info. Also a E-Mail has been sent to W3KWH club members with info for a discount rate. It’s your chance to work TRAIN MOBILE and view the Horseshoe curve and Rockville bridge.