2015 ARRL Field Day Photos Posted


A few Photos I took at the Middlesex ARS 2015 ARRL Field Day.

We operated class 4A from the Portland Connecticut Senior Center where do to our advancing ages (well excluding yours truly) many of our members are also frequent visitors.
Not only was the venue spacious, but we operated in the comfort of A/C, with XYL support to keep our blood sugar levels elevated.
Tom K1KI our New England ARRL Div Director stopped by to say ‘Hi’.
Joan KA1RJO providing a HUGE assortment Cookies and fruit that lasted the entire event (boy where they good!).
We did ‘cheat’ with the food and ordered out for delivery from a local Pizzeria (was real good!).

More photos are to come as the other members forward their photography efforts to me, so stop back to see what has been added.

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Field Day 2015 wouldn’t have been a success without the participation of the following MARS members:

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Some statistics from the 2015 event ….

2015 FD Operators

2015 FD Bands

2015 FD QSO Rate
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2014 New England QSO Party May 3 & 4


The 2014 running of the New England QSO Party (NEQP) is May 3 & 4.
Activity starts at 4PM on Saturday ‘till 1AM, Sunday 9AM ‘till 8PM
See the
NEQP web site for operating times and rules.
Get in on the fun and be the ‘hunted’ for once !

Major logging software supports NEQP, like
N1MM Logger, N3FJP software, WriteLog and a bunch more

Don’t forget to submit your log no matter how many QSO’s.

This year W100AW ARRL HQ station and W1AW/1 CT portable will be in the mix.
Work them for NEQP points and
ARRL Centennial Award points.

2013 New England QSO Party - May 4 & 5

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The 2013 edition of the New England QSO party is coming up fast.
May 4 & 5 starting at 4 PM local Eastern Time

Details, Rules and past results are at

I’m defending my Connecticut Low Power win and Middlesex County (CT) record in 2012, battling it out again with my perennial Middlesex County rival
Dan W1DMM and new nemesis Frank AB1QP!
Frank lives so close I can smell the RF induced Ozone from his antenna!

Here is my 2012 certificate

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See you on the bands May 4 & 5
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