Field Day

Our New Field Day site is on the grounds of the VFW Center Township Post #6158, 8990 Kruitof Way, Fair Oaks, CA 95628 Follow us on Twitter

2015 River City ARCS Field Day

2019 ARRL Field Day June 22-23, 2019
VFW Center Township Post, 8990 Kruitof Way, Fair Oaks, CA 95628
Open to the Public - Drop In Visitors Welcome

Field Day is our annual exercise of emergency communications response capabilities.  Radio amateurs throughout North America participate in this exercise each June.  We encourage the general public to come and experience amateur radio.  Anyone with or without an FCC license can Get on the Air on our HF and VHF stations as General and Amateur Extra class control operators will be on site.  E-mail to join us!

8990 Kruitof Way, Fair Oaks, CA 95628

Our Field Day site is on the grounds immediately next to the VFW Center Township Post. Talk-in on our N6NA 145.25 MHz repeater.

SET UP: On Saturday June 23th, all assisting should check in with our Field Day Captain Kevin Hooke KK6DCT by 6:45 am for task assignments so that we may begin setting up by 7:00 am. Members should wear their ID badge. If you bring a canopy see our Field Day Captain before you set up. We will have a set up plan based on layout of antennas. Bring the items you have committed.  If you bring a laptop computer, our IT specialist Kevin Hooke KK6DCT will configure it for our network with the current N3FJP Field Day logging software.  Label all personal equipment with your call sign.

Potluck: The club will provide Hot dogs and Hamburgers as well as various soft drinks and water. I want to remind everyone this is a park and they do not allow alcohol onsite. As before, we ask the following from members to bring for the potluck: Call sign suffixes starting in A-M - Bring a dessert, cookies, brownies, pie, etc. N-Z - Bring a cold salad, potato salad, baked beans or similar.  BRING A COOLER for your cold items.  We will have a BBQ pit there. If anyone would like to assist in the grilling duties let Marie Martin know. We will be eating around 5:30 pm.  E-mail

Take down: Field Day concludes on Sunday morning at 11:00 am.  Those assisting with clean up and taking down the set up should be on site by 11:00 am.

River City ARCS ARRL Field Day
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2017 Field Day - 566 Total Contacts

 Band  CW  Phone  Digital  Total  %
 80 0 140 0 140 25
 40 0 165 0 165 29
 20 0 215 0 215 38
 15 0 38 0 38 7
 10 0 4 0 4 1
 2 0 4 0 4 1
 Total 0 566 0 566 100