ARRL Field Day 2017

ARRL Field Day 2017

On June 24-25, 2017 the PCARC will operate a station for the Amateur Radio Relay League Field Day event. We will be located at Camp Roderick, near Sunny Brae, NS.

Radio operations will run from 3 p.m. ADT on Saturday to 6 p.m. ADT on Sunday, likely with an overnight break.

Everyone is welcome!  Come and see how we set up our communications equipment in the event of an emergency.

Learn more about ARRL Field Day here


How to get there:

From the TCH at Exit 25, head towards Stellarton, bearing left on NS-348 (sign for Sunny Brae)

Continue to follow NS-348 for 15.0 km

Turn left to stay on NS-348 (only sign is on your right, indicating Eureka straight ahead, but make the left turn)

Continue to follow NS-348 for 11.8 km

Turn right to stay on NS-348 for 79 m (signs for Caledonia/Melrose), crossing the East River

Turn right onto East River West Side Rd for 800 m

The entrance to Camp Roderick will be on the left (there will be signage)

The camp is 4-5 km off the main road

Here are the lat/long coordinates for the entrance to Camp Roderick:

45.399643°, -62.513737°

Talk-in will be on VE1HR, 146.760MHz(-).

Note that there is little to no cellphone service at Camp Roderick.

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