OCARC 2003 Field Day Portfolio - part 2 of 3

Orange County Amateur Radio Club - W6ZE

2003 Field Day Pictures

Page 2 of 3

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Publicity Chairman Larry-K6LDC (left) talks with Bill-N4WRC, visiting from Alabama.

Photo by AF6C

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Lunch comes fast on the West Coast during FD. Here Ken-W6HHC get some bratwurst sausage ready for hungry hams.

Photo by  AF6C

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Chris-KJ6ZH drove all the way from the San Francisco area to set up a Field Day satellite station for the Saturday passes.

Photo by W6HHC

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This is the antenna system that Chris-KJ6ZH set up for FD satellite communications.  In the center are the 2M polarized yagis for transmitting the up-link.  A 10M loop antenna was used to receive the down-link signals..

Photo by K6VDP

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Carl-WA6BSV brought out his hand held satellite system for some Sunday morning passes. (L-R) are John-N6RUI, John-WB6AJE, Carl-WA6BSV, Steve KB1GZ, Lowell KQ6JD, and Rich-KE6WWK.

Photo by W6HHC

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The "Blue Room" served as our publicity center during FD.  Demonstrations of ATV, SlowScan TV and APRS were given and visitors were encouraged to sign in.  (L-to-R) Lowell-KQ6JD, Bud-WA6VPP, and Gene-KF6TRA

Photo by AF6C

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Bob-KD6BWH started 2M FD operations from the tailgate of his truck while waiting for the VHF/UHF Team Captain, KF6LEX, to finish teaching a morning class at school.

Photo by AF6C

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Chris-KF6LEX ran an open air FD set-up on VHF/UHF/SOLAR.The solar panels supplied plenty of power for the storage battery (yellow crate) to keep the ICOM 706 running well after sunset on 6M, 2M, 220MHz and 440MHz..

Photo by W6HHC

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This is the 10M SSB station operating out of the motorhome of Bruce-KC6DLA.  You can see the conditions that some operators had to endure while "roughing it" on Field Day

Photo by WA6PFA

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Tom-WA6PFA had to scratch hard to come up with contacts on 10M this FD due to terrible propagation.

Photo by  W6HHC

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This is the 15M station, operating inside the KD6XO motorhome.  (L-R) Ken-W6HHC and Bob-KD6XO.

Photo byAF6C

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15M Team Captain Bob-AF6C takes at turn at the mike.

Photo by KD6XO

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