Field Day 2019 From Around South Carolina

Here are the photos from the album Field Day 2019 of the ARRL South Carolina Section Facebook Page.

https://www.facebook.com/pg/arrlsc/photos/?tab=album&album_id=3074654509426534

Multi-band Dipole Dimensions

TWO-BAND DESIGNS

                                     TWO-BAND DESIGNS
Bands Radiator    Ladder Line      Lower Resonance     Upper Resonance
            Length (ft)  Length (ft)        Freq (MHz)  SWR    Freq (MHz)  SWR       
                                  VF = 0.9
75/40    144.83          89.50               3.87                1.8       7.25                1.6
30/17       54.75         36.17              10.12               1.8     18.12                1.3
20/17       77.67         76.17              14.13               1.7     18.11                1.6
20/15       51.00         50.67              14.17               1.1     21.27                1.2
20/12       68.00         46.67              14.15               1.7     24.92                1.5
17/12       28.58         46.67              18.11               1.6     24.95                1.5
17/10       33.33         62.50              18.08               1.8     28.42                1.8
15/10     102.00         70.50              21.25               1.0     28.32                1.3
10/6         16.50          33.42             28.40               1.4    50.10                 1.3


THREE-BAND DESIGNS
Bands     Radiator Ladder Line      First Res       Second Res.    Third Res.
                 Length           Length           Freq  SWR Freq   SWR      Freq SWR
                   (ft)             (ft, VF=0.9)      (MHz)             (MHz)            (MHz)
40/20/10   93.17              40.67              7.08   1.1         14.08   1.3      28.57   1.5
40/17/10   78.00              51.50              7.09   1.7         18.11   1.7      28.60   1.1
40/15/10   61.00              68.50              7.07   1.0         21.11   1.1      29.41   1.3
20/15/10   44.75              51.67            14.30   1.3         21.26   1.0      28.21   1.3
20/10/6     45.83              19.63            14.25   1.1         28.40   1.0      50.20   1.3
 

     

JTAlert Intro/Tutorial

JTAlert is a great program that works with WSJT-X with a ton of features for a small application. Automate your FT8 logging into your favorite electronic log from WSJT-X and help keep up with your DXCC, WAS, WAC, WAZ, and many others at a glance and get alerts when something you need us on.

FT8 Intro/Tutorial with WSJT-X

A Video from our Technical Coordinator on WSJT-X and the new and exciting mode of FT8!

WCARS Hamfest 2019

Date: 27 July 2019
Location: Haywood County Fairgrounds 758 Crabtree Road, Waynesville, NC
Hours: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm (gates open at 6:00 am)
Admission: $5.00 in advance, $7.00 at the gate, children under 10 get in free.
VE Testing: 2:00 pm at the Junaluska Fire Department
Website: www.wcars.org

For more information contact WCARS at wcars.nc.hamfest@gmail.com

Shelby Hamfest 2019

Date: August 30-31, September 1 2019
Location: Cleveland County Fairgrounds, 1751 E. Marion Street, Shelby, NC  28152
Hours: Friday August 31  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Buildings & Flea Market)
Saturday September 1 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Flea Market)    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Buildings)
Sunday   September 2 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM (Flea Market)    8:00 AM – 1:00 PM (Buildings)
Talk-in:  146.880 (-), No Tone – W4NYR Repeater
Admission: $8.00 in advance, $9.00 via PayPal, $10.00 at the gate 
For more information:
Contact the Hamfest Chair at:  chairman@shelbyhamfest.org  or  (980) 295-5151