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Welcome to the 2017 FARL Field Day Page

June 24th-25th, 2017

The Ford Amateur Radio League and the Livonia Amateur Radio Club are co-hosting a site during the American Radio Relay League Field Day!  LARC site: http://www.livoniaarc.com/

FARL Flyer


When: June 24th-25th, 2017

Setup: 9am on Saturday the 24th.

Operating Event:  2pm on Saturday through 2pm on Sunday, 24 continuous hours

Food:  Lunch, Dinner, and evening snack on Saturday.  Breakfast and Lunch on Sunday

Who:  Open to any amateur radio operators and also to anyone interested in radio!

Types of operating:  Morse Code, 2 voice stations, 1 digital station, 1 VHF station, and Satellite.   A special station (Get On the Air) will be available to recently licensed operators and those who want to try out radio!

See this presentation for details!

Operating Set-up:

Using K8UNS as main station call
Using K8UTT as GOTA station call
Operating 4A
CW station Tent
Bringing a Carolina Windom and they want to use the Quad for reception.
SSB 1 Station (FARL) (Using Tom Bray’s (W8TJB)Airstream)
Radio:  Club FT-991
Antenna: Club G5RV
Solar Power Charged battery for Alternative Power Bonus
SSB 2 Station (Camper: Alan (N8BTU))
Antenna:  G5RV Jr or full size
Digital Station: FARL) (Using the Livonia FD Tent, along with the GOTA station)
Using David’s (N8HKU) IC-9100
Using David’s (N8HKU) G5RV with club fiberglass center mount and club member’s fiberglass tent poles for end poles.
Satellite station:  (FARL) David’s IC-9100 and Arrow Antenna (still working on rotor set up)
Free VHF/UHF Station (with FARL station, using Tom’s (W8TJB) IC-7100 and VHF antennas)  Using metal or fiberglass poles to raise.
GOTA Station (LARC) in the Livonia FD Tent



Location: 37855 Lyndon St.  Livonia, MI 48124

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Last modified: June 14, 2017