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KARC/EARC Field Day 2017

We need HELP!
If you can volunteer to help any of the tasks listed below – and/or – lend us some of the needed equipment, please send an email to the Field Day Coordinator  at: FD (at) KARC (dot) NET

  • Date – Friday-Sunday, June 23-25, 2017
  • Location – Kualoa Park – site permit – Kevin, AH6QO
  • Sponsor –
  • Field Day Coordinator – Kevin Bogan, AH6QO
  • Radio equipment
    • (Equipment) Luna – Honcho – Big Boss-in-Charge – Kimo, KH7U
    • Rigs – HF: TS-480<
    • Tuners –  1 ea. Club
    • Antennas –
    • Masts (30-40 ft Fibreglas poles) –
    • Coax – KARC
    • Filters –
    • Generators – (club gen)
    • Gas cans – Ken??
    • Laptop – Joe??
    • Gas – club pays, volunteer to pick up, give receipts to treasurer
    • RTTY / digital interfaces –
    • Computers & Logging Software – Kimo, Stewart
    • VHF radio station / antenna /power supply – Kevin AH6QO
    • Satellite Communications –  ??
    • Internet Radio Link – IRLP – N/A
    • Amateur TV – N/A
    • Antenna switches – Kimo KH7U
  • Base camp
    • (Setup) Luna – Honcho – Big Boss-in-Charge – Kevin
    • Setup crew –
    • Trailer – Al??
    • Vehicle to tow trailer – Al??
    • Main tent –
    • Popup tents – 3
    • Tables – 4 Folding Tables –
    • Chairs –
    • Electrical cords –
    • Lighting –
    • Tarps –
    • Tent stakes –
    • Hammers/duct tape –
    • Ropes/cordage –
    • Caution tapes –
    • Cots –
    • Ladders –
  • Kitchen (KARC allocated $200 for food)
    • Food Purchase –  receipts to Treasurer –
    • Stoves/BBQ –
    • Propane tanks –
    • Pots/pans/kitchen utensils  –
    • Paper products –
    • Food Coolers –
    • Drink coolers –
    • Tables –
    • Ice, requested before noon on Saturday only.
  • Publicity
    • Luna – Honcho – Big Boss-in-Charge –  Kevin
    • Banners/posters – Kevin, AH6QO
    • Brochures – Kevin, AH6QO
    • Invitations –
    • Media publicity –
    • Public Service Announcement  – ??
    • Other organization tables-
      •  HSVOAD (American Red Cross, Dept of Emergency Management (Oahu), The Salvation Army, Child and Family Services, Catholic Charities)
      • Hawaii Foodbank promo material
    • Call-in frequencies – 146.52 MHz Simplex
    • KARC application form – Kevin AH6QO
    • Boy Scout coordinator – ??
  • Schedule
    • Friday
      • (Setup) Luna – Honcho – Big Boss-in-Charge  –
      • Loading crew (0800 at Walt’s) –
      • Transport crew (0830 at park) –
      • Tent setup crew –
      • Lunch –
      • Antenna setup crew (1600 setup) – all (verify time)
      • Station setup crew (setup by 1400) –
      • Dinner –
    • Saturday
      • Breakfast –
      • Public lunch – Club
      • Dinner – leftovers/other
    • Sunday
      • Breakfast – leftovers – leftovers
      • Breakdown crew – all participants still on site Sunday AM
      • Transport crew – all
      • Cleanup crew – all

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