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

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!

Photo Album Primer on Field Day Participation Field Day Prep Slideshow


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.

Past ARRL Field Days - 2018 Archive 2017 Archive 2016 Archive 2015 Archive 2014 Archive 2013 Archive

2019 Field Day Antenna Farm

2019 Field Day - 338 Total Contacts

Fox 40 Good Day Sacramento

Scenes from 2013 Field Day

Chuck Freas W6FT (SK) prepared kits of parts complete with capacitors, coil forms, connectors, wire, enclosure and hardware for our N1NC "Ugly Filter" building project. Dave Martin WB6YLK, Ken Martin KE6RMN, Chris Huber N6ICW, and Carol Milazzo KP4MD built the filters.

Many thanks to John Geyer WB6UBK and Geyer Electric for donating the wire

and to Surplus Stuff 8505 Folsom Blvd for donating the enclosures!

Field Day Bandpass Filter Project

ARRL Amateur Radio Field Day in Sacramento California