WW1USA July Special Event

WW1USA July Special Event

Santa Fe Trails Amateur Radio Club hosted the Special Event station WW1USA at the WW1 Museum and Memorial this past weekend (July 23-24). It was a great success despite losing about six hour of operation due to a water main break. The museum was forced to close at 3:00pm on Saturday because it was deemed unsafe to the patrons.

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CQ CQ CQ KS DAY SPECIAL EVENT DE KS0KS

On January 28 2017, the Santa Fe Trail ARC club came to Del’s Sawyer’s QTH, and started setting up for special event to celebrate when Kansas joined the union on January 29, 1861.

 

We had 8 operators for a total of 96 SSB contacts and 6 CW contacts.

 

The most interesting event of the day, Jim Krentzel KE0GEY, contacted his grandfather in Oregon who is also a ham.

 

The antennas employed were 2 Windoms and a Comet 422 dipole.

 

The radios employed were Yeasue FT-3000 and ICOM IC-756 pro III.

Both radio ran 100 watts.

 

The airwaves were crowed with Winter Field Day, Montana QSO Party, and WW1USA events.

 

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Field Day 2016 Rules

2016-Field Day Logo

Am sure you are aware that as of last week the new FD 2016 rules and logo are available via www.arrl.org/field-day

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