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Jock White Field Day (JWFD) Software Training And SOTA Registration Workshop

Wednesday 19th February 1930 hours NZDST

This session will provide training in the use of VK4CL logging software which will be used to log JWFD contacts.
We will also cover the registration process for SOTA and show how to log contacts as a chaser and activator.

Venue
Club Rooms - 65 Totara Road, Awapuni, Palmerston North (See Map Below)

Program
Pete will take us through the use of the software which will be followed by a little socializing.

See you there
Peter ZL2AUB
Warren ZL2FE

Jock White Field Day 2020

Saturday 22 – Sunday 23 February 1900 hours NZDST

The Jock White Field Day is a contest named in honor of Jock White (ZL2GX). This contest is primarily to test Branch organization and and their ability to establish effective temporary high frequency radio stations, communicating.
Branch 20 has a proud history of competing in the contest. Come and be part of the 2020 Jock White Field Day. There will be a BBQ on Saturday evening.

Venue
Kopane School
Rongotea Road – almost opposite Green Road intersection. (See Make Below)

Program:
Saturday
1000 – 1200 hrs. Meet at Club Rooms to help with the loading of the equipment and setup station.
1200 hrs. - Setup Antennas
1500hrs – 2400hrs operating station on 40m and 80m
1700 - BBQ

Sunday
0600hrs – 1500hrs operating station on 40m and 80m
Pack-up Station and Return to Club Rooms

How can I be involved?
Pete is organizing the event – what we need
Contact Pete and Ian to get your name on the operators roster
Assistance to setup and pack up the equipment.
Come along to the Wednesday meeting to learn to use the software.

What to bring
Something for the BBQ (Salad etc.) – meat will be provided.
Chair, plate, knives and forks etc.

See you there
Peter ZL2AUB

Latest HF Sunday Roster is on-line via our calendar below or you can download a PDF version here to keep on file.

Sunday Morning HF Roster to June 2020 PDF Version

ZL2KO Events 2019

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Local Nets and SOTA Information

SOTA Freq

2M FM - 145.5 (then move off when/if you get a call), 144.200
2M SSB - 144.3 (and again move)
6M SSB - 50.200 (and again move)
10m SSB – 28.360, 28.420, 28.470
12m SSB -24.940-24.990

SOTA Freq

15m SSB - 21.350
17m SSB – 18.130, 18.095, 18.155
20m. SSB 14.345 or 14.342-347 (14.285 QRP avoid if possible).
40m SSB - 7.090, 7.118 (QRP Frequency), 7.125, 7.185 (CW 7.032)
80m SSB – 3.690

Local Net List

Monday's
Old Timers Net - 20:30 - 3.870Mhz
D-Star International Net - 1200(w) 1300(s) - REF001 C
Home Brew Net - 17:30 - 3.600 (around this freq)

Tuesday
Whangauni Branch 48 Net - 20:00 - 146.900 Repeater

Thursday
Manawatu Branch 20 Net - 20:00 - 147.125 Repeater

Local Net List

Friday
Digital ZL National Net - 20:00 | On module Z on XLX Reflectors 750,299 and TG530 Brandmeister Network

Saturday
Kings of the Round Table - 1200(w) 1300(s) - REF006 A

Sunday
Manawatu Branch 20 HF Net - 09:00 - 3.570Mhz
America-Link Net - 1200(w) 1300(s) - Fusion Room 21080, FCS2-90, YFS

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