Field Day & Winter Field Day

The Klub regularly participates in the ARRL Field Day and Winter Field Day activities, the flagship Emergency Preparedness exercise for Radio Amateurs. Field Day is a 24 hour exercise designed to test the group’s ability to respond to emergency conditions by conducting a sustained operation in the field and under non-commercial power.

You can read more about ARRL Field Day here and Winter Field Day (not affiliated with ARRL) here.

Field Day Photo Gallery

Photos from some of our previous Field Day & Winter Field Day exercises. Click on a picture for more or click the slide show link below.

Field Day Posts

  • RWK Field Day History

    November 22, 2021RWK Field Day History
    by Tim Bratton K5RA What exactly is the American Radio Relay League Field Day??  Is it a radio communications and emergency preparedness exercise?  Is it a radio operating contest?  Is it a vehicle to experiment with new technology?  Is it an activity to promote amateur radio?  Is it an outdoor activity like camping?   Is it a social event?  Answer: it is all of the above.  Each Field Day activity is whatever ...
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  • Field Day 2021

    June 27, 2021Field Day 2021
    By Chip Coker KD4C Field Day 2021 is a wrap!  A huge thanks to Jon NN5T for having the equipment and antennas prepped, and for Don N5SKT having a complete ready-to-go digital station (borrowed from his POTA setup). NN5T manning the CW station Setup at the EOC took just a bit less than 2 hours, with the hardest part being uncoiling 3 x 150’ lengths of RG-8 and pounding some stakes in the ...
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RWK Field Day History

RWK has been participating in Field Day since the late 1950s. In the 1960s and 1970s, when Field Day was much more of a contest, RWK often scored in the Top 10 of the entered class and was #1 several years.

Tim Bratton K5RA has researched the RWK’s Field Day results and has an excellent summary and results over the years. You can read his piece here.

RWK Field Day Results