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Field Day Activities

June 27/28, 2009

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The BARC Trailer

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Dave Pulver, KG4CZV, John McCoy, K4KBB, Murray Merner, K4MHM, and Ted Bertrand, KI4PWX, keeping late hours.

Bill McDowell, WA4SLC, operating 75 meters and Richard Campbell, KG4SNE, working 40 meters.

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Dave, KG4CZW, Peter Van Houten, KG4WEZ, and Paul Fletcher, KS4YF.

John Prokop, N8MPX, making contacts through satellites.

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Murray, K4MHM, and Drew Tingen, KJ4MUZ, operating the 75 meter station into the night.

Gerry Clayton, K4IDD, working 20 meter CW.

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Hollis Thigpen, KC3X, stopped by for a short visit Sunday morning.

Satellite and 6 meter station in near shelter and HF in the far white shelter.  The center gray roof shelter is the food area.

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Pitt County Emergency Communications trailer with generator and crank up tower holding triband antenna.

Amateur Radio literature at the PR shelter.

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John, N8MPX, in background working 40 meters and Murray, K4MHM, working 20 meters.

Ray Black, W1REB, working 40 meters.

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John, N8MPX, removing satellite antennas.

Bill All, N3KKM, getting those last 6 meter contacts.

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Terry Monday, K4ZYD, operating 40 meters while Joe Scott, WB2YFM, and Murray, K4MHM, get those last 20 meter contacts.

The satellite and 6 meter shelter is coming down!

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Taking the shelter apart.

Hey, where are the guys?  Brenda Malinauskas, KJ4GDS, is loading shelter poles in the trailer!

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Terry, K4ZYD, making the last contacts on 20 meters before the generator is stopped and the shelter comes down around him.   Murray, K4MHM, is packing up one of the radios.

Back to front: Murray, K4MHM, John, N8MPX, and Dave LeMoine, KV4CN.

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Murray, K4MHM, finishing up on the 20 meter station.

The last radio shelter is coming down while a group gets ready to take down John's, K4KBB, portable tower that held the 40 meter antenna.

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The crowd gathers.

The tower is down.  Now to take it apart.

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Time for the Pitt County portable tower to come down.

Ted, KI4WPX, doing some cranking.. He said it was much easier coming down that going up!  Wonder why?

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Ted, KI4WPX, removing the rotor from the tower.

Dave, KG4CZV, doing the final tie down.   Dave, KV4CN, getting rotor ready for packing while Paul, KS4YF, looks on.

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Final packing under the shelter on left while the TA-33 is disassembled.



Pictures by W4YDY.  If anyone wants a larger copy, let me know and I will email it to you.

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