[AARA] AARA Field Day Info

Herman Campbell kn5grk at lusfiber.net
Sun Jun 17 17:42:41 CDT 2018

  Acadiana Amateur Radio Association Field Day – June 23-24, 2018

This year, AARA will be hosting our Field Day at the farm of Steve AF5VR 
and Mel Webre. We are looking forward to this event and we hope that you 
are able to spend some time with us. Handicap parking is available and 
bathroom amenities are on premises. We will begin setting stations up 
Saturday morning at 0800, with Field Day officially starting at 1300 and 
running until 1300 on Sunday.

/_*LOCATION:*_/ 1529 Beaugh St., Church Point, LA ( Google Maps 
) also check out the ARRL Field Day Locator 

Directions from I-10 (Rayne/Church Point Exit)


    Take LA 35 north into Church Point.


    Turn Left onto S. Main St. (Sonic Drive In on corner)


    Turn Right onto E Plaquemine St. (Daigle Hardware on corner)


    Travel approximately 1/3 mile and turn Left onto N. Beaugh St.
    (Local Bar on corner)


    Travel 1 mile and AF5VR’s driveway will be on the left.

****Please use caution when entering as folks will be setting up their 

****Please remain on gravel drive unless directed otherwise****


Camper spots will be available, however, power, water, and sewer /_*will 
not*_/ be available; please plan accordingly.

Please RSVP Steve or Chris if you plan on bringing a camper.

swebre at hotmail.com <mailto:swebre at hotmail.com> or cancelet at gmail.com 
<mailto:cancelet at gmail.com>

/_*Station information:*_/

We will have AMOSII van with the antenna trailer and many other antenna 
configurations available for use. In the event that you plan on bringing 
your own personal set up, please remember to bring all of your necessary 
gear (portable table, battery power, radio, mic, coax, antenna, headset 

In an effort to avoid any transmission interference, we will have band 
assignments for the different bands recognized by ARRL Field Day. Please 
help by adhering to band allocations that will be posted. In the event 
that you want to operate on a “band in use” accommodations can be made 
to get you in an area that avoids interference. ** Please see Tom W5OHJ 
or Chris N5MCY for assistance**


The AARA will be providing food and drinks, however, if you have any 
special dietary requirements or personal preferences, please bring those 
items with you, as it is impossible to accommodate everyone’s requests.

*Saturday Breakfast*





*Saturday Lunch*


Chicken Fingers


Steve AF5VR

*Saturday Dinner*





*Sunday Breakfast*





*Sunday Lunch*




/_*Miscellaneous: (Bring your Own…) *_/


    Headset / Earbuds


    Bug Spray


    Extra Clothing


    Rain Gear


    Comfortable Shoes


    Chairs and more chairs


    Pop-up Canopy (if you plan on operating outside)




    Personal Hygiene items

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