Orange County Amateur Radio Club - W6ZE

2010 Field Day Pictures

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Nicholas AF6CF set up his Solar panel with battery/regulator to power VHF/UHF 100% through-out Field Day.

Photo by Kris-W6KJC

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Jay KI6WZU and Lisa KJ6BNY spent part of their first Field Day on 2M.

Photo by Cam-WV6V

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VHF/UHF band captain Robbie KB6CJZ and Dee N8UZE found some Sporadic-E propagation openings on 6M during FD

Photo by Cam-WV6V

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Here are most of the antennas used by the VHF adn UHF operators.  "Arm-strong" rotors were used to change direction towards different areas.

Photo by  Kris-W6KJC

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This is the satellite antenna and handheld set-up of Cam-WV6V.

Photo by Fried-WA6WZO

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Cam WV6V (red cap) demonstrates satellite communications with a handheld during a Saturday afternoon pass of the Eyesat satellite.

We heard the satellite clearly, but could not make a QSO with the handheld.

Photo by Ken-W6HHC


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Bob AF6C is on the mike working a 20M PHN pile-up while Ken WB9YCJ does the logging.

Photo by Cam-WV6V

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20M PHN band captain Ken W6HHC takes a turn at the mike, while Jeff W6UX does the logging. Looking on are Jennifer K6JTX.(Jeff's wife) on the left and Sandi WA6WZN.

Photo by Fried-WA6WZO

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The 3-ele 20M PHN beam sites on top of one of the OCARC's 50-ft aluminum towers.

Photo by Kris-W6KJC

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Larry KR6LO, plays "solo" on the 20M CW station by working the keyer and the logging program.

Photo by Fried-WA6WZO

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Paul W6GNU , band captain for 20M CW, takes a turn at operating while Ron WB6FRV does the logging.

Photo by Kris-W6KJC

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The 20M CW bazooka antenna is silhouetted against the rides at Knotts Berry Amusement Park.

Photo by Fried-WA6WZO

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Kris W6KJC operates the 40M PH station while two new hams from the Covenant ARC look on at their first Field Day, Lisa KJ6BNY and Ray .KJ6BNX

Photo by Cam-WV6V

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Doug W6FKX , band captain for 40M PHN, takes a turn at picking up more contacts.

Photo by Kris-W6KJC

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Dee N8UZE,temporally working in OC, loves Field Day and takes a turn at  40M CW.

Photo by Cam-WV6V

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40M PHN/CW used a tent trailer for their FD operations.

The 40M PH station used a 2-element inverted-V  beam to get great results.

Photo by Kris-W6KJC

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The GOTA station this year was organized by Brett W6BAC, who is the scout master of BSA Troop 788

Photo by Kris-W6KJC

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Brett W6BAC (on left) works with Eagle Scout Brian KI6LSJ, who is the full-time GOTA mentor. Other scouts are waiting for the "action" to begin. All the scouts worked on their Radio Merit Badge before Field Day..

Photo by Cam-WV6V

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ScoutMaster Brett W6BAC (red shirt) sets up the station to get it ready for a waiting scout to try to make his first QSO. Two dads look on at the set-up.

Photo by Fried-WA6WZO

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The GOTA antennas were very simple. A 2M mag-mount was taped to a military mast pole, a buddy-pole was for 10M and 15M, and there was a 75M dipole for night time operations.

Photo by Fried-WA6WZO

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OCARC thought they had ordered plenty of pizza for Saturday dinner.  We then discovered we had under-estimated the appetites of teenage Boy Scouts!!!

Photo by Bob-AF6C

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Four members enjoy the Saturday evening pizza during a FD break. (L-R) Ron WB6FRV, Larry K6YUI, Paul W6GMU, and Robbie KB6CJZ

Photo by Fried-WA6WZO

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