Field Day

ARRL Field Day    

For more than 40 years the Lake of the Ozarks Amateur Radio Club, (LOARC), has participated in the annual ARRL Field Day.
Thanks to all of those who have given of themselves and their substance, LOARC continues to keep this long-standing tradition alive

New Information For 2024 Bellow Pics.

FIELD DAY 2023 PICS

Steve (KA0SF), and Jack (KF0DOQ) Hard At Work

Visitors Amazed By The Whole Operation

Ralli And Judy Checking Out The Solar Station

 

Good Food Great Friends At Dinner

Hard at work installing antennas

Showing Sam How It’s Done

Telling A Whopper!  NOT!

 All in Good Fun.                                                                                                                                   Thanks To All Who Made Field Day 2023 Possible 

FIELD DAY 2024

This Years Event Will Be Held At:

Location:  Camdenton City Park.                                                                                                      Take North Business Rt. 5 To Ball Park Rd.  Turn Left onto Ball Park Rd. just before the Tavern Smokehouse.  Take the first left into the One-Way Picnic Area Circle Drive.                We will be at the Second Pavillion on the South End of the Circle Drive.

A Special Thanks to Travis Brock and the City of Camdenton for all of their support and allowing LOARC to hold this year’s event at the city park.

Please review updated information.

Recently we had the opportunity to go to the city park to survey the site for antennas and shelter locations.
Fred, (K0FG), led a crew to establish locations for antennas, and Larry, (K3PTO), is heading up shelter locations and Setup.
It looks like we will have a great setup, with plenty of room for three horizontal antennas, and most likely two vertical, screwdriver antennas.  We might also setup a. 6meter Yagi.
We also have plenty of space for the clubs 15×20 shelter as a common area, and two popups in addition to the park pavilion for operating stations.

LIST OF OPERATING STATIONS :

AT LEAST TWO HF VOICE

AT LEAST ONE CW

AT LEAST ONE FT4 AND FT8

POSSIBLY ONE 6 METER YAGI FOR VOICE OR DIGITAL 

ONE GET ON THE AIR, (G.O.T.A.)                                                                                                    Special Invitation To This Station For Our Recent Club Visitors, Members of the General Public, And New Hams.  

Members of the Public, (Of All Ages), are Invited to Participate.

Project Leaders:

Steve (KA0SF), Antennas Setup

Larry, (K3PTO), Shelter Setup

Steve E., (K0SRE), and wife Stacy will setup and operate a mobile/solar station on the East Side of the street for FT4 and FT8.

Dale, (KE0YFL), will be Security Officer and also Generator Setup.                                                         Please remember to tie flagging on all tie downs and anything that presents a tripping and noggin busting hazard. 🙂

Bruce, (AE0IQ), will be contacting the local media to secure advertising.  The particular medias and dates of publication will be listed when available.

Steve (KA0SF)Steve (K0SRE), will be doing the Field Day Promotional Interview with KRMS.  Dates and times of airing will be posted when they become available  

Cheryl, (KD0EYQ), will arrange for Members and Friends Dinner from The Butcher Shop in Camdenton MO.                                                                                                                                              Dinner will be from The Butcher Shop in Camdenton and is provided by the club, for members and friends and will consist of:                                                                                                      Smoked Brisket, Pulled Pork, and Smoked Turkey.                                                                           Three Sides:  Baked Beans, Mac and Cheese, and Cole Slaw.                                                        Members are asked to bring a desert.                                                                                                   The club will also be providing Bottled Water and Sodas                                                             

Flyers: for the event are being made and will be handed out for distribution to your communities at the June 12th meeting.  Please help advertise our Field Day.                                                                                                                                                                                               Handouts: with Club Information that can be used year round are also being made.

Numerous other Hams will assist in each aspect of Field Day from Setup to Take Down. 

Thanks to you all!

There are still other jobs to be done.  Please volunteer and help your fellow members bare the load.

Manning the Stations is what makes this Great Social Gathering a Great Field Day.
PLEASE SIGNUP!

Thanks to all who help make this event possible.
We’re looking forward to having a great time, so come on over and join us.

If you’re interested in being a part of this year’s event, whether it’s helping setup. take down, operations, logging, or just coming by to watch, learn, and enjoy the company, come on over.

Further information will be posted as it becomes available.

For more information contact Ron at [email protected]                        Call or Text to 573-932-4374

See you on the Radio!  73!