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Field Day Check List

The following is a 'Field Day Check List', that you can use to prepare for Field Day. Please note that it is a reprint from the TRARC Spark Gap Newsletter June 2012, volume 6 2012. You can find newsletter or others in the Spark Gap Archive found in the Members Only section of this web site. Please note that
you may reprint this, but please provide credit to the 'Two Rivers Amateur Radio Club, Inc', and our web site "http://www.trarc.net".

Shelter/Operating Position                                           Radio Equipment                                                 
___Tent (screen or regular)                                          ___Transmitter/Receiver with instruction manuals
___ Table (no pointed legs)                                          ___Radio/Computer interface cable
___ Lawn Chairs (no pointed legs)                                ___Microphone/key/keyer
___ Cardboard or rug to  put under table and at door      ___ Headphones (2-operator & logger) with Y adapter
___ Watch or Clock for logging                                    ___ Short Coax Jumper
___ Small Fan                                                            ___ SWR/Power Meter
___ Clipboard for logs and dupe sheets                         ___ Extra Fuses
___ Pens,pencils and scratch paper (lots of paper)        ___  Antenna
___ Light for nigh time, with yellow bug light bulb           ___ Antenna Support/nylon rope
___ Sun Tarp                                                              ___ Antenna Tuner
___ Extra Stakes                                                        ___ Ground Road, clamp and ground wire
                                                                                 ___ Band Pass Filter
                                                                                 ___ Multi mode controller
                                                                                 ___ Soundcard interface
                                                                                 ___ Extra coax connectors and adapters
                                                                                 ___ Logging computer with power cord

Personal Items                                                            Power
___ Work gloves                                                          ___ Heavy duty 12v battery or power supply with power cords for radio
___ Sleeping bag, pillow, security blanket and/or teddy   ___ Power strips (at least two, surge protected recommended)
___ Complete change of clothes and toilet articles          ___ Extension cords (14-3 or heavier recommended)
___ Sweater/jacket, rain gear & boots
___ First Aid Kit, sun screen & prescriptions
___ Insect Repellent
___ Sunglasses and Hat
___ Club name tag and jacket
___ Watch, pen, flashlight and extra batteries
___ Small cooler with ice to keep in station tent
___ Snacks for late night    

Tools                                                                            Tools (cont)
___ Safety Glasses                                                       ___ Duct Tape
___ Cable Ties                                                              ___ Field Day Rules packet
___ Wrenches/sockets                                                  ___ Section List
___ Pliers/wire cutters/strippers                                      ___ Optional Fire Extinguisher
___ Utility Knife                                                             ___ Tool Box with soldering iron and VOM
___ Hammer/sledge                                                       ___ Copy of your amateur radio license
___ Electrical Tape                                                         ___ Notebook (make notes how t do better next year)
___ Measuring Tape                                                        ___Trash can/box/bag