ARRL Field Day is Saturday June 25th & Sunday June 26th.
CARS is hosting Field Day 2022 at Deep Creek Park. Our Field Day event is open to all amateurs and non amateurs alike. Come on out and see what ARRL Field Day is all about!
Schedule of Events
|Friday June 24, 2022||5pm||Park Cleanup & Antenna support deployment||We will meet at Deep Creek Park on Friday evening to clean up the food prep area and hang support ropes in the trees for the OCF antenna.|
|Saturday June 25, 2022||7:30am||Pack up CARS Shack||We will meet at the CARS Shack (116 Reservation Road) Saturday morning at 7:30am to pack up and transport the tables, chairs, antennas, & radios to the park.|
|Saturday June 25, 2022||Field Day Setup||Field Day setup will begin promptly at the park.|
|Saturday June 25, 2022||2pm||Field Day Operations Begin|
|Saturday June 25, 2022||TBD||Lunch||Lunch will be provided by the club. Donations will be accepted to help offset the cost.|
|Saturday June 25, 2022||TBD||Dinner||Dinner will be provided by the club. Donations will be accepted to help offset the cost.|
|Sunday June 26, 2022||10am||Tear down Field Day Operations||We anticipate winding down our Field Day operations around 10am Sunday morning. We would appreciate all help packing up and transporting all the equipment back to the CARS Shack.|
PSOC Field Day Event
N4CEC–the Amateur Radio station at the Chesapeake Public Safety Operations Center (PSOC)–will also on the air for Field Day 2022. The PSOC is located at 2130 S Military Hwy, Chesapeake, VA 23320 next to the Chesapeake Animal Services Unit.
Since the PSOC is an EOC station, no special preparation is needed. Amateurs and guests can begin operation at 2pm local time on Saturday and the station will continue at the EOC through Saturday evening.