The ACARA participated in the largest operating event in the Amateur Radio calendar, ARRL Field Day, on Saturday and Sunday, June 25-26, 2022, at the Athens County Fairgrounds. The club succeeded in making 475 contacts on HF, 6 meters, 2 meters, and satellite, using CW, SSB, FT8, and FM. For a full report with photos visit http://wd8rif.com/fd_2022.htm.
The ACARA President and Field Day 2022 Chairman wishes to thank everyone who helped make Field Day a fun, instructional, and safe event!
UPDATE 2022-11-18: Field Day 2022 results were published in the December 2022 issue of QST magazine. ACARA placed 21st out of 131 in Class 1A, which places the club in the top 16%. Within Class 1A, ACARA placed 2nd in Ohio, 2nd in the 8th call-district, and 3rd in the ARRL Great Lakes Subdivision (OH, MI, KY).
Eric McFadden, WD8RIF
President, Athens County Amateur Radio Association