The location is 3771 Hardesty Rd., Harwood, Maryland 20776: Google Map Location. The GPS Location: 38.902727, -76.569429. The Amateur Radio UHF Talk-in frequency was 147.105+ (tone 107.2).
We had a Get On The Air (GOTA) HF Station for inactive licensed amateur operators, scouts, youth, family, friends, guests, and the unlicensed public! For more on Field Day see the ARRL Field Day Flyer!
While Field Day is not an official contests, many treat it as both an emergency preparedness event and a contest. The ARRL ranks participants within categories and publishes the scores in the ARRL’s QST magazine. There is a good story about ham radio contesting as a sport in the Sport Illustrated Vault at: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1002473/index.htm
Team NA3DX operating 5 watts QRP in the cateorgy of 2A and 3A Battery. We use Elecraft KX3 and K3 radios and three AB-577 portable towers with 40m, tribander and log peroidic antennas. We will also have a variety of Wire Antennas, V beams, dipoles, and Delta Loops.
For more informaition before, during, or after the event, email Douglas Ellmore Sr.,NA1DX – firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 301-807-2193 for more information.
Post event QSL direct with return postage to NA3DX.
The Capital Gazette wrote a newspaper article on our event entitled “Smooth operators: Ham radio buffs compete in 24-hour marathon.”
73 and Good DX,