Submitted by Ron Zuber N4RDZ (past president of WSARC) on 6/26/2020 also posted to WSARC G Suite members group
WA7EMG: Emergency Management Group – Washington Amateur Radio Club
The purpose of Emergency Management Group – Washington Amateur Radio Club (EMGWA-ARC) is to further the exchange of information and cooperation between members, to promote radio knowledge, fraternalism and individual operating efficiency, and to so conduct club programs and activities as to advance the general interest and welfare of Amateur Radio in the community.
EMGWA-ARC is affiliated with Emergency Management Group – Washington, a non-profit corporation. EMGWA ARC supports the purposes of Emergency Management Group – Washington; specifically by:
Providing amateur radio communications services to community festivals and special events;
Training amateur radio licensees in the specific communication needs of community festivals and special events;
Training amateur radio licensees in the communications protocols used for events managed under the National Incident […]
I just dropped in three files to help folks operate this year’s Field Day. (See attachmets) Chances are good you are doing that from Home this year. That makes you either Class D – Home with commercial power (Seattle City Light) or Class E – Emergency Power – From a generator or your solar setup. You are probably using 1 transmitter – so your report in Field Day would be “ONE DELTA” or “ONE ECHO”. Check out the Field Day Rules here:
2020 Field Day Updates are posted at Club > Field Day
Posted June 11, 2020
ARRL Contest Program Issues Field Day 2020 FAQ
The ARRL Contest Program has released some Frequently Asked Questions related to the temporary rule waivers for Field Day. On May 28, the ARRL Programs and Services Committee (PSC) adopted these provisions only for the June 27 – 28, 2020, event: (1) Class D stations may work all other Field Day stations, including other Class D stations, for points, and (2) an aggregate club score will be published, which will be the sum of all individual entries that indicate a specific club. Contact the ARRL Contest Program with any questions related to Field Day 2020.
Q: Several of our club members are going to operate independently and wish to attribute their scores […]
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