Yes Ed it takes a lot of work to put on field day. It sure is good to see
the hams get togather and work to put on this event. my tahnks to W8EL for
all the work he did to put it togather, thanks to any and all who helped its
fun and a way to meet other hams.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ed heyboer" <eheyboer@...>
To: "K8daa HARC" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2001 9:27 AM
Subject: [HARC] Field Day success, THANKS!
> FIELD DAY SUCCESS DUE TO MANY CLUB MEMBERS
> Ernie, W8EL, reports that the number of club and nonclub members who came
> out to the field day event this year made it a great success. This great
> turn-out, along with all the Hams who participated on the Field Day
> committee as well as all those who contributed food, beverage, antennas,
> radios, coax, generator, towers etc., makes it real hard to thank
> individuals without missing someone. We hope you won't be mift if this
> happens. Apologies!!
> The band captains made the job of set up, operation and take down run
> smoothly. All learned and had fun even though some had little experience
> first, they learned fast. (Right James?) Thanks to the following for
> this job. James, KC8OPV 40meters; BRIAN, 10And 75 meters; Dave, WD8PUO n
> QRP; John, N8WVN and Ken, ZR5AAD on vhf; Ed, KF8EV On 20 meters; Rob,
> ON CW; AND Ernie, W8EL on cw QRP.
> Many contributed to the successful event by providing "things". Not just
> "things" mind you, but necessities. Rob, W8YRB brought the huge generator
> again this year. Jim, KC8KE provided pop and many snacks as wall as the
> experience of antenna raising, Phil, N8AGFbrought food for the set up crew
> and for the over nighters. RICHARD SCHOBER N8XQJ provided solar panels to
> charge the batteries. BRIAN KC8NGP brought a demonstration of ATV Alone
> the successful QRP station, Dave; WD8PUO made the advertising posters. .
> John, WD8BWK set up and held a mini-swap. Larine, WA8TVZ contributed a
> quantity of coax. Two fellas who helped set up and take down were Mike,
> KC8LIM and Ed,n9GXR . We really appreciate these people for their
> contributions. THANKS!
> Big thanks must go to those who brought picnic food also. Of course there
> was not enough, BUT is there ever ENOUGH FOOD. The late crew of operators
> wants to thank Mary (Mrs. KF8EV) for a crock-pot of chili, which did not
> last long. Present also, were those who came for the fellowship and just
> do some logging for the operators. Ed, KF8EV really appreciated their
> A SPECIAL thanks must go to Ernie, W8EL, Field Day chairman and John,
> assistant coordinator for all the time and equipment which they provided.
> They met several times and spent many hours preparing antennas and towers
> for use at the Field Day site. Now Ernie will spend many hours compiling
> the logs to be sent in to the ARRL contest headquarters. If you could
> out with this task, please contact him.
> Respectfully submitted,
> Ed, KF8EV
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