Below is the latest FD operating schedule. Below that is the weekend schedule. I have two 2 hour operating slots to fill, if anyone wants them.
We still need:
Volunteers to operate the VHF station.
Volunteers to lead the food prep – the menu is flexible (aka, your call).
For more information and / or to volunteer, Please contact Field-Day-Chairman-for-Life, Bill, N4WEB
Operating Schedule So Far:
Schedule of Activities:
8:00p Meet at the Clubhouse and pull out the equipment we will need and put it in the Clubhouse
Review what we have to avoid surprises Friday morning
8:00a Meet at Lupton’s for Breakfast
9:00a Start Setup
Tampa CERT will provide safety patrol and help setup.
HCFD truck, trailer, and camper arrive in the am.
Military mast in field
Military mast behind the Clubhouse
MARC unit about 150’ from military mast in field
Camper and trailer in field.
Trailer near military mast
Camper near MARC unit
HCFD Comm truck behind back fence
Baldor near HCFD Comm truck
C4 antenna in field on military mast
C19 in back near HCFD Comm truck
M2 6M5X by MARC unit
Rotors installed on all towers
Power cables for Baldor and MARC unit to reach campers/truck.
IC-7600s in trailer and HCFD truck .. Win keyer in trailer
IC-746 in camper w/voice keyer
6:00p (or so) quit for the day
~ 8:00p Copy FD message in the Clubhouse, or on one of the station radios if ready.
Sunlight (8a?) Continue with setup
10:00a Charlie Miranda, City of Tampa arrives
2:00p FD operations start
Satellite contact when a pass occurs. The time is fluid
??? Boy Scout visit
??? Girl Scout visit
We will try to coordinate our learning activity with these groups when they arrive
Send NTS, Section Manager messages, etc. .. Bonus point activity
Operations continue through the night
7:00a Coffee, breakfast
Tear down begins immediately after Lunch