USNA Amateur Radio Club W3ADO is participating with ARINC Amateur Radio Club for

2005 Field Day

June 25-26


Each year, during the third weekend in June, amateur radio operators from around the world participate in an emergency communications simulation called Field Day. Field Day usually goes for a 24 hour period and attemps communications connectivity around the globe for that period. Historically, the ARINC Radio Club (ARINC RC) has operated the club radio station, W3ZH, for several years. In 2005 ARINC RC invited W3ADO to participate in the Radio Field Day event at Seabee Beach in Annapolis during the weekend of June 25 and June 26 2005. Starting at 2 p.m. on Saturday, W3ADO Operated vintage Military radio equipment and had 200 contacts in a 18 hour period. Participating club members where 4/c Midshipman Shawn MacEwan KD7FPS, ENS Dan Trembula KG4DRA, and ENC (SEAL/SW) Scott Snyder KG6ERY. Bob Bruninga WB4APR provided APRS demonstrations from his communications trailer.