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Winter Field Day 2022 January 29 & 30

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  • 18 Jan 2022 2:19 PM
    Reply # 12277633 on 12220359

    More updates to the roster! Spots still available - operators are standing by....  see, I did it again...

    • 73 de Neeroo, VE6NRO
    • phone/text 403-651-1772
    • ve6nro@gmail.com
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  • 17 Jan 2022 10:50 AM
    Reply # 12271382 on 12220359

    Hello everyone - here's the latest roster of operators for WFD.  It's starting to fill in quite nicely.  Looking for night owls now - who who who will they be? 

    Don't forget to register for this event on the CARA WFD page.

    73,

    • Neeroo, VE6NRO
    • 403-651-1772
    • ve6nro@gmail.com


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  • 09 Jan 2022 5:10 PM
    Reply # 12251038 on 12220359

    Here's the current roster.  Thanks to everyone who's signed up - lots of spots still available.

    Note the sign up for help with trailer set up, beginning at 8am on Saturday.  We'll need some folks to open it up and get it ready to go.  Typically, it takes a couple of hours to get everything ready.  There might be coffee and doughnuts...

    • Neeroo, VE6NRO
    • phone/text 403-651-1772
    • ve6nro@gmail.com
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    Last modified: 10 Jan 2022 9:21 AM | Neeroo Sharma-Hall
  • 08 Jan 2022 12:17 PM
    Reply # 12249114 on 12220359

    Here is a pdf of the operator's roster.  Lots of spots available, contact me to sign up!  

    73

    Neeroo, VE6NRO

    • phone/text 403-651-1772
    • ve6nro@gmail.com
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    Last modified: 08 Jan 2022 12:20 PM | Neeroo Sharma-Hall
  • 06 Jan 2022 4:52 PM
    Reply # 12245681 on 12220359


    We have a location!  Winter Field Day will be held in the parking lot of the Edgemont Community Association, 33 Edgevalley Cir NW, Calgary 4VH4+9c /  51.128, -114.146

    The trailer will be onsite at 8am on Saturday, January 29th.  4-6 volunteers are required for set up on Saturday and take down on Sunday.  Your help is needed to:

    • set up the trailer
    • raise the antenna mast
    • set out guy lines & pound in stakes
    • set up and run generator
    • set up warmup/coffee tent

    Contact me by email/phone/text with your availability to help.

    Link to Google maps: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Edgemont+Community+Association/@51.1284168,-114.1460961,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x537168a4c4824293:0x58f9d057061024dc!8m2!3d51.1286762!4d-114.144246

    73,

    Neeroo, VE6NRO  / 403-651-1772 / ve6nro@gmail.com



  • 06 Jan 2022 3:55 PM
    Reply # 12245571 on 12220359
    Peter LaGrandeur (Administrator)

    Amateur radio email, WinLink, is one of the modes for CARA's 2022 WFD.  Calgary's UHF access frequency is 431.0000 Mhz.  Or, use an HF frequency.  Register for a shift using WinLink.  Give your WinLink community out there advance notice as to when you will be on the air with your WL in the CARA comm trailer. 

    Last modified: 07 Jan 2022 5:52 AM | Peter LaGrandeur (Administrator)
  • 06 Jan 2022 11:26 AM
    Reply # 12244820 on 12220359

    ***       Winter Field Day - January 29-30, 2022, noon - noon MST      *** Calling all early birds, night owls and everyone in between - sign up now for one hour shifts, beginning at noon on Saturday and ending at noon on Sunday.   Contact Neeroo  Sharma-Hall, VE6NRO, with your name, callsign, phone number and mode you'd like to operate.  

    73!

    • voice/text 403-651-1772
    • ve6nro@gmail.com
  • 06 Jan 2022 11:21 AM
    Reply # 12244802 on 12220359
    Peter LaGrandeur (Administrator)

    Covid Considerations:  All activities at the WFD 2022 event shall comply with Alberta Health Services' Covid requirements for indoor and outdoor gatherings.  


    (as of 2022 Jan 6):

    Outdoor social gatherings:   Outdoor private social gatherings limited to a maximum of 20 people, with 2 metre physical distancing between households at all times.

    Indoor social gatherings:  Indoor private social gatherings are limited to a maximum of 10 people 18 and older.

    There are no limits on people 17 and under if accompanied by their parent or guardian. It attending the gathering by themselves, they will count towards the maximum limit of 10 people.

    The indoor gathering restriction does not apply to mutual support groups, 

    Please refer to the AHS web site for any updates to the requirements.

    Sanitizing wipes will be available in the comm trailer for wiping down surfaces and equipment between users.

    Last modified: 06 Jan 2022 11:32 AM | Peter LaGrandeur (Administrator)
  • 06 Jan 2022 10:33 AM
    Reply # 12244666 on 12220359
    Peter LaGrandeur (Administrator)

    Event Photographs and videos:  CARA Members agree that the CARA shall have the right to record, post on social media and web sites, and otherwise exploit, in any and all media throughout the world, a CARA member’s activity in the Event (in this case WFD) and to use the CARA member’s name, likeness, voice and biographical information.  Any CARA Member who does not want to to be photographed or filmed during an Event must inform CARA at executive@caraham.org, in advance, and in writing.

    Last modified: 06 Jan 2022 10:35 AM | Peter LaGrandeur (Administrator)
  • 28 Dec 2021 11:52 AM
    Reply # 12220600 on 12220359

    Hello everyone - Mark your calendars for Winter Field Day 2022 to be held January 29 & January 30th.

    Looking for location suggestions.  Would be great to be situated somewhere that would invite passers-by and onlookers.

    Reach out to volunteer or for any information.

    73, Neeroo, VE6NRO

    403-651-1772

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