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Field Day 2019

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 #6158, 8990 Kruitof Way, Fair Oaks, CA 95628.
The best car entrance is via Sunset Avenue to the Phoenix Park entrance. Talk-in will be provided on our N6NA 145.25 MHz repeater, -.600 offset, PL 162.2 Hz.

SET UP: On Saturday morning June 22nd, 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 and our club registration code.  Label all personal equipment with your call sign.  There will be shade in the cover of the pavilion as well as access to breaks and rest room facilities in the air conditioned building.
Our Club member Family Picnic and Hidden transmitter "Fox Hunt" will be held on Saturday afternoon at our Field Day event.  Bring your 2 meter handheld radio tuned to 146.395 MHz and antenna to participate in our Fox Hunt.

Club Members' Potluck Picnic: The club will provide Hot dogs and Hamburgers as well as various cold soft drinks and water for members and their families. As before, we ask the following from members to bring for the potluck: Call sign suffixes starting in A-M - Bring a dessert, fruit, 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.  Any club members who plan to attend the picnic should now please RSVP with the number in their party to Marie Martin at 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.

2019 Field Day Antenna Farm

N6NA Field Day Antenna Farm

Fox 40 Good Day Sacramento

River City ARCS on Good Day Sacramento

2019 Field Day - 338 Total Contacts

 Band  CW  Phone  Digital  Total  %
 80 0 19 7 26 8
 40 0 124 0 124 37
 20 9 61 0 70 21
 15 0 0 47 47 14
 10 0 70 0 70 21
 6 0 1 0 1 0
 Total 9 275 54 338 100

Scenes from 2013 Field Day

Video Clips from 2013 Field Day

Carol Milazzo,
Jun 3, 2020, 4:42 PM