Getting ready for Field Day 2016

Just soaking in the hot tub and making BBQ for Field Day 2016

Saturday was perfect, cold enough to still enjoy soaking in the hot tub but warm enough to enjoy smoking some chicken.

After 5 hours, the meat was picked off the bones, bagged up, and flash frozen. We'll serve this to the setup crew for lunch, and any leftovers will be used in the event that we run out of wood-fired brick oven pizza. (I'll cook the pulled pork that goes along with this on a different weekend before the event.)

Many State QSO Parties this Weekend

The following states are having their QSO party this weekend. Saturday the bands were full of hams from New England and the West ready to take your call. I was even able to get a few states that I needed for worked all states. Many of the QSO Parties extend into Sunday. If you need to pickup states in the West for worked all states or just to have fun on the air then I would suggest that you take advantage of this unique opportunity. Band conditions were fair to good during the day and deteriorated into the early Morning. I hope 20 meters opens back up tomorrow.