Re: ARRL Field Day 2019
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Go for it! The South Plainfield Amateur Radio Club (NJ2SP) here in NJ was founded in April 2014 and that didn't leave much time for Field Day planning. So I suggested we go QRP - just a few wires in the trees in the local park, and operate off batteries. The club agreed and we did a 2A Battery effort that year and came in 3rd pace nationwide in our category!
I thought that once that was over the other guys in the club would want to go QRO for 2015. They didn't! They had such a good time, that we've been QRP for Field Day ever since and we place decently every year.
Admittedly, the SSB guys have a bit tougher time, but we added a beam to our antenna arsenal for them - so they make their fair share of QSOs, too. I know you'll have a blast if you decide to do this.
On Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 11:46 PM Charles W. Powell via Groups.Io <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Would there be any interest in making a serious QRP Field Day effort for 2019? Any discussion on this?