A BIG THANK YOU to our Field Day Event Chairman, Ray Winter, W5RAW and his family for another successful Field Day. Major “thanks” to Melinda KG5NWD for statistics and graph for this recap and for the “Picture Portfolio”

FIELD DAY PICTURE PORTFOLIO

FIELD DAY 2019 RECAP

What a FANTASTIC Field Day!!

“Thanks” is not nearly sufficient to everyone for all the time and effort expended to make this year’s Field Day such a success!  Wish I was more eloquent, but I am not, so “THANKS” to everyone!!!!

The Winters, Raymond W5RAW, Gail, and Adair KD5DYP head the list.  Without their generosity and efforts Field Day would not have happened.

I will try to recognize everyone as best I can from the register; however, if I have missed anyone, I sincerely apologize:

  • Setup/Tear Down:
    • Raymond Winter W5RAW, and wife Gail
    • Adair Winter, KD5DYP
    • Cory Elliott, KD5ROK
    • Mark Koster, KG5NWE
    • Melinda Koster, KG5NWD
    • Daniel Holcomb, KG5KIF
    • Doug Speer, W5WTX, and wife Cari
    • Bob Hampton, K5ZKQ
    • Jamie Heidingsfelder, AB7II
    • Eddie Wood, N5SUJ
    • Jerry Pollard, K5OMI
    • James Cleveland, WD5JDA
    • Dave Opitz, WA5X
    • Kim Opitz, WK5X
    • Ken Hanson, WB5QLI
    • Matt Carpenter, KC5CGT
    • Alan Back, N8TIB
  • Operators/Loggers:
    • Adair Winter, KD5DYP
    • Doug Speer, W5WTX
    • Cory Elliott, KD5ROK
    • Raymond Winter, W5RAW
    • Eddie Wood, N5SUJ
    • Mike Parker, KE5CJ
    • Trent Carroll, K5XM
    • Daniel Holcomb, KG5KIF
    • David Ricketts, KI5FAK (pending KC5VGW)
    • Ed Krizan, K5KBV
    • Dan Hoff, KG5JED
    • Mark Koster, KG5NWE
    • Scott Tinkham, KG5ZES
    • Melinda Koster, KG5NWD
    • Bill James, KC0FGJ
  • Sustenance/Support:
    • Gail Winter
    • Mysti Winter
    • Maury Sproul, W5UGQ
    • Betty Sproul, W5UGR
    • Bob Hampton, K5ZKQ
    • Kim Opitz, WK5X
    • Dave Opitz, WA5X
    • Taggert Winter
    • Sarah Winter
    • Danelle Heidingsfelder, KC7RDH
    • Ronda Paulk, KI5BDH
    • Billie James, KI5DBM
    • Alan Back, N8TIB, and wife Misty
    • Mark Koster, KG5NWE
    • Melinda Koster, KG5NWD
  • Visitors:
    • Alex Valles, KAMR
    • Jake Rue and kids
    • Kenneth Paulk, KI5BDG
    • Cameron Brehn, KI5ATY
    • Charlie Harris, W5CEH
    • Thomas Williams
    • Neal Lowe, W5PVI
    • Brad Miskimen, N5LUL
    • Marian Krizan
    • Damon Mossey

I had over 50 folks on my register!  Great turn out!  Despite my best efforts I fear that I have missed folks.  I hope those I might have missed will forgive me.  My inefficiency does not diminish your importance in any way!

Now to the “nitty gritty” and number crunching:

Band CW Phone Digital Total %
80 21 0 1 22 2
40 187 33 69 289 25
20 166 497 42 705 61
15 66 25 2 93 8
10 10 0 0 10 1
6 0 37 0 37 3
Total 450 592 114 1156 100
Operator Call Sign Total %
Doug Speer W5WTX 395 34
Adair Winter KD5DYP 330 29
Cory Elliott KD5ROK 96 8
Ray Winter W5RAW 101 8
Eddie Wood N5SUJ     69 6
Mike Parker KE5CJ       49 4
Dan Holcomb KG5KIF     39 3
Trent Carroll K5XM        36 3
David Ricketts KI5FAK      18 1
Ed Krizan K5KBV       17 1
Mark Koster KG5NWE   5 0
Scott Tinkham KG5ZES      1 0

Total number of contacts by state            56

Total number of contacts by country       12