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Be a part of Field Day 2020

Field Day is Amateur Radio’s open house. It is a picnic, a campout, practice for emergencies, an informal contest and, most of all, fun!

Field Day is held on the 4th weekend in June; in 2020 that is 1:00PM CDT Saturday, June 27th, to 3:59PM CDT Sunday, June 28th.

Please use the ARRL Field Day Station Locator to find other Field Day sites.

Goose River 160M Net Summer Hours

Effective Sunday, May 3rd, the Goose River 160 meter net will change to its summer hours. The net will meet at 7:00 AM local time on a frequency of 1.925 MHz and will continue throughout the summer.

Thanks to everyone who has been getting up to participate in the net. Our numbers are up and we enjoy having all the stations check in. Please join us and be a part of one of the oldest nets in the Red River Valley.

Please contact if you have questions or comments about this net.

ARRL Announces Coronavirus Cancellations

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation ARRL has published a URL that will search the ARRL Hamfest and Convention Database for canceled events. No ARRL sanctioned Dakota Division Hamfests or Conventions have been canceled as of the date of this article.

The cancellation of a number of Amateur Radio related events has been announced in ARRL’s Visalia International DX Convention, Other Events Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Worries article. These cancellations include:

West Fargo Field Day Stats

W0ILO Contest Summary Report for ARRL-FIELD-DAY

Created by N3FJP’s ARRL Field Day Contest Log Version 5.8

Total Contacts446
Total Points505
Operating Period2019/06/22 18:28 - 2019/06/23 17:57
Total op time (breaks > 30 min deducted)17:04:18
Total op time (breaks > 60 min deducted)19:02:16
Avg Qs/Hr (breaks > 30 min deducted)26.1
Bands and Modes446
States \ Provinces51
CQ Zones5