Field Day 2004

Thankfully all escaped unharmed, but the tower was – would you say, “TOAST”!

Marty, W1MJB, packs his dad’s truck and heads out for FD 2005!

WOW! We had the vision of poorer propagation but what a fantastic job we did in 2004! The addition of a GOTA station, a VHF/UHF station and concentration on 80 and 40 meters resulted in close to a 50% improvement over the 2003 score.

The GOTA station did it’s job and more! With the help of some experienced operators many new and/or inexperienced operators had the joy of a first HF contact. Thirteen Cub Scouts were on hand to make contacts and left with a handsome certificate of their effort.

With the guidance of Peter & Marty it was obvious a good time was had by all. The cooking of Andy, with help from Erik, Faye, Charlie and Kathy meant no one left hungry. If you didn’t make it this year – what can I say? Time to mark your calendar for FD 2005 – June 24th – 26th.

Band Phone Points CW Points Digital Points Total
80 M 352 352 31 62     414
40 M 407 407 520 1040 18 36 1483
20 M 1051 1051 272 544 40 80 1675
15 M 32 32         32
10 M 5 5         5
6 M 114 114         114
2 M 18 18         18
GOTA 229 229 5 10     239
Totals 2208 2208 828 1656 58 116 3980

Power Bonus (2x)

3980

Bonus Points:

1950

Total Score:

9910

ACTIVE BAND PLAN – Category 7-A

BAND

CAPTAIN RIG ANTENNA PICTURES
80 CW
20 CW
WB1DBY TS-570  Dipole
3 E Beam

WB1DBY & N1FJ
40 CW KK1W IC-756ProII Moxon
Rick, N1RL
75 SSB Kx1x IC-746 Dipole
Steve, N1SR
40 SSB KD1UU IC-745 Moxon
Walt, K1WJZ
20 SSB KB1FWN IC-756Pro 3 E Beam
Mike, KB1FWN
GOTA K1JAW IC-746 3 E Beam
Dipole

Busy times at the station!
Digital N1NPC Alinco DX-570 Carolina Windom 40 
Steve, N1NPC’s works another PSK contact
VHF/UHF N1WCW IC-706
IC-746
Beams on
50, 144 & 432

Dennis, N1WCW’s nice VHF station
Satellite AA1UE FT-847 Beams

OPERATORS/LOGGERS

Steve, KB1GHC Mike, KB1FWN Peter, KI1I
Steve, N1SR Frandy, N1FJ Tom, N1MUV
Rick, N1RL Dan, KO1D Dave, KB1MU
Erik, KB1FSU Dave, AA1YW Dave, AA1MM
Luke, KB1ISP Jim, K1JAW Jill, KB1GSD
Steve, N1NPC Marty, N1MJB Dennis, WB1EHD
Greg, N1MMT Sue (N1WCW XYL) Elaine, KB1LEZ
Eric, N1QKO John, KB1FTX Kevin, N1VMJ
Eric, KB1JVI Jim, KB1JXP Jerry, N1VFK
Dave, KB1HPG Jon, N1LIS Nick, KB1LJT
Stan, N1VAP Mark, KB1KKY Jim, KB1JVF
NATURAL POWER STATION

Dan, N1OE Equipment Donor

SET-UP & TAKE-DOWN

John, KB1FTX Dave, KB1MU Frandy, N1FJ
Eric, KB1JVI Larry, WB1DBY John, Kx1x
Jim, KK1W Jake, (Larry’s son) Steve, N1SR
Dave, KB1JVB Luke, KB1ISP Dave, AA1MM
Steve, KB1GHC Jim, KB1JVF Earl, KD1UU
Greg, N1AEH Dave, AA1YW Alan, KB1HUM
Andy, KB1FVL Bob, K1YO Marty, W1MJB
Peter, KI1I Mark, KB1KKY  
     

GENERATORS & POWER DISTRIBUTION

Dave, AA1YW Marty, W1MJB Jim, KK1W
John, KB1FTX    
FOOD PROCUREMENT & COOKING
Andy, KB1FVL John, Kx1x Charles, KB1JVA
Faye Krainson Erik, KB1FSU Kathy Harrington
ALTERNATIVE MODE DEMONSTRATIONS

MODE

DEMONSTRATOR

Amateur TV – Slow Scan Steve, N1NPC
Radio Controlled Aircraft Jim, KK1W
Amateur TV – Fast Scan Dave, AA1YW

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER

Jim, KB1JVF

MESSAGE ORIGINATION & RECEIPT

Marty, W1MJB
INFORMATION TABLE
Jim, KB1JVF

PHOTOGRAPHERS – Film & Digital

Jim, KK1W

Larry, WB1DBY

Nick, KB1FRF

Jean, N1MJC Dave, KB1MU  
VISITORS & MORAL SUPPORT
George, N1JRS

Chris, N1JSK

Ed, WT1W
Jean, N1MJC Ralph, KB1LEW John, N1JIO
Jack, KD1KW Mike, KB1TH Norm, N1PF
Ron, WQ1X Judy, (W1MJB XYL) Mike, K1TWF
Stan, N1INB Jay, KA1KGW Norm, W1BMK
Betty, KB1CPZ Tom, NE1R Mark Bricavlt, Jr.
Louis Metallic Angie Zabawa Casey McLean
Kelly McLean Rory McLean Kathy McLean
Tom, KB1FWM Philip Samsel Rich Heroux
Scott Mazeny Christopher Mazeny Cameron Roy
Karen Richardson George Richardson Ann Furman
Frank, WA1UIL Russ KA1GIP Paul, KA1LB
Ron Ford Dave, KB1F Paul Horle
Scott, KB1EEA Gerald, KB1LEY Bryan St. Laurent
Dennis St. Laurent Wendy, KB1IXR Dan, N1IVT
 Matthew Boisvere    
FIELD DAY COMMITTEE
Name Position
Jim, KB1JVF Road Signs
Steve, N1SR Antennas/Site Planning
Jim, KB1JVF Information Officer/Table
Andy, KB1FVL Food
Jim, KK1W Logging Software & Scorekeeping
Dave, AA1YW Generators/Tower Erection
Luke, KB1ISP Crew DX Liaison
Marty, W1MJB & Peter, KI1I FD Co-chairs
   
DONORS – Equipment & $$
Steve, N1SR John, Kx1x Dave, AA1YW
Larry, WB1DBY Jim, KK1W Crew DX
Dan, N1OE Steve, N1NPC Marty, W1MJB
Jim, K1JAW Earl, KD1UU Carol, W1LGU
Jim, KB1JVF Peter, KI1I Dave, W1FAB

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