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Field Day Activities

June 28/29, 2014

The BARC Field Day site was located at the former VOA Site C West of Greenville.

W4AMC operated as 3A (3 stations + 6 meters)


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Raising the Mosley TA-33Jr.

Terry Monday, K4ZYD, up the Rhombic tower

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Terry didn't go to the top!

Almost done. Terry coming down.

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Almost ready for the contest

6 meter and Tri-band beams with VOA rhombic in the background

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Final adjustments to the 6 meter antenna.

Bernie Nobles, WA4MOK, checking antenna SWR.

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View of setup

Checking the bands.

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Almost time for the contest


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Final checks on the radios


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Terry resting for all the tower climbing


Contest underway


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Paul Fletcher, KS4YF, tuning the bands

K4RF and WA4MOK checking out the 6 meter beam.

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Meal time with the families.

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Besides the catered food, some brought in covered dish meats, vegetables and deserts. There was more than enough for everyone.

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Back to the contest with full stomachs.


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Doug Ferris, K4ROK, working SSB


Hollis Thigpen, KC3X, getting active on CW.


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All the operating positions busy.


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Dave Langley, W4YDY, logging while Hollis, KC3X, racks up the CW contacts.

Hollis's CW catches up with the SSB stations


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Gerry Clayton, K4IDD, making points


Terry, K4ZYD, and Bill McDowell, WA4SLC, operating SSB.


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Josh, KB3VHK, and Paul, KS4YF, team up for points.

Richard Campbell, W4JNC, on the radio.

Pictures by W4YDY.  If anyone wants a larger copy, send email to<w4ydy @>

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