BARC Field Day
                                                                                June 26th & 27th
ARRL BARC Field Day - 2021
Field Day 2021 is Saturday, June 26 & Sunday, June 27th

The GPS coordinates are: 33.5097 N, -87.0255 W

The address is 100 Rock Creek Road, Sylvan Springs, AL 35118

Our operating location is Sylvan Springs Community Center in Sylvan Springs, Al. Talk in on the 146.88 repeater, 146.58 simplex.

We are at the intersection of Birmingport Road (HWY 269) & Rock Creek road behind Sylvan Springs Town Hall near the paved parking area and the tornado shelter.

We had a tremendous event in 2020 and we want to keep the momentum going. Setup Begins on Thursday afternoon, June 24th at 1:00 P.M. Individuals who have volunteered so far are:

Position vacant: GOTA Station Captain and GOTA coach

James Pilman, KA4ZQA HF Station Captain

Mark, NR4J, VHF/ UHF/ Satellite Station Captain

CW Station captain: Position vacant

Deryl Whittle, WD4IGK: HF Station Captain

Position vacant: HF Station Captain

Anne Matthews Pilman, KI4KCI, Safety Captain

Contact Mark via phone at two zero five, five eight five, eight three eight nine
*** BONUS: Thursday and Friday evenings during set-up, the BARC club will hold an in person clinic on operating the Space Station and Satellites. BONUS ***
KC4LE, Red Willoughby will be helping during the training events.
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We are attempting to increase the score from 2020 where we placed well.

Contact Mark if you would like to volunteer for any position

Please come out and operate a station. All ALERT members are invited.

We will operate all modes from 160m to 70cm including 222 MHz FM for the full 24 hours. We will use computer logging exclusively. Our logging computers will be linked using MESH technology with the cumulative scores tallied on the big screen.

Things we have: generator, AC extension cables, shelters, 12 volt batteries, microwave oven, Mesh nodes, antenna launcher.

Things we need: station operators, folding tables, folding chairs, CW operators, laptop computers, food captain (grill master).