Mark Conner N9XTN
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We could do some PR in the region for FD hams to make some "fun" contacts via any crossband or simplex repeaters being flown while they are setting up. I have doubts that the ARRL would be interested in any formal FD rules modifications for our event, but I suppose it's possible.
73 de Mark N9XTN
On Thu, Aug 8, 2019 at 10:50 AM Michael Hojnowski <kd2eat@...
Unless we do a launch later in the day,
or defer to Sunday, the payloads will be back on the ground by the
time FD officially starts. I do like the idea of an x-band
repeater or something to give folks a chance to make some VHF/UHF
contacts, just for giggles. That said, it would probably get
swamped to the point of unusability for the duration of the flight
In general, "shorter corn" is a good motivator for me. I don't
really participate in Field Day anyway.
Mike / KD2EAT
On 8/8/2019 11:29 AM, L. Paul Verhage KD4STH wrote:
I'm thinking the promotional aspect would be great
also. I would love to see FD points awarded for contacts.
So far it doesn't seem that holding on FD would
Of course, this could be a trial to see what
would happen when GPSL is held on FD.
On Thu, Aug 8, 2019, 9:15 AM Derek Sigler via
I get that. But you can't really get a
better promotion for field day than what we do. Might
be a great opportunity for GPSL.
On Thursday, August 8, 2019, 08:33:13 AM CDT,
Keith Kaiser, WA0̷TJT <wa0tjt@...
Field Day is NOT a good choice for GPSL!
please, please NOT, NOT NOT Field Day.