Wyong Field Day is on Sunday 22 February 2015

 

The Central Coast Amateur Radio Club Wyong Field Day for 2015 will be held in the grounds of the Wyong Race Club, Howarth St Wyong, New South Wales, Australia.

“It’s on rain, hail or low ionispheric conditions”

All funds raised from the field day, go towards maintaining the numerous CCARC repeaters on the NSW Central Coast that are made available for all Radio Amateurs use.

 

OPENING TIMES

6:30am Flea market opens.
9:00am Traders / exhibitors / Seminars access opens.
9:00am Seminar program starts

 

ENTRY FEES

$15.00 Per Person.
Under 17′s are admitted free.

 

TRADERS & EXHIBITORS

The Traders and Exhibitors area will be open to the public for trading from 9:00am on Sunday.  Access to this area, before 9:00am is restricted to CCARC Field Day officials and authorised traders to facilitate the setup.

New traders and exhibitors – for conditions and application forms click here.

Some of the traders that you will see at the field day include (in alphabetical order)

TradersExhibitors
AMSAT-VK ALARA
Andrews CommunicationsARNSW Homebrew and Experimenters Group
BushCommAustralian Radio DX
ICOM Australia HADARC
NBS Antennas Kurrajong Radio Museum
Radio Supply Marine Rescue - Norah Head
RF Solutions
Tube Radio Australia
Roda Screwdriver Antennas
Westlakes QSL Bureau
Softmark
Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA)
TET-EMTRONWICEN (NSW)
VK4ICE

 

FLEA MARKET

For those who wish to sell their own equipment, open boot or tailgate sales may be conducted in the Flea Market. No bookings needed, just turn up on the day and pay at the gate ($15 pp admission + $25 for a spot). Setup and trading from 6:30am.

Note that the Flea Market is not under cover, and as such traders in the Flea Market may need to provide protection for their display in the case of adverse weather.

 

SEMINAR PROGRAM

Starts at 9:00am

9:00   Bare Island 2014 & Dx’pedition to Sub Antarctic ZL9HR
Tommy Horozakis (HARAOA President)

10:00  Spark Transmitters
Ray Robinson VK2NO

11:00  VHF-UHF & weak signal group
Annual Get-Together of the VHF-UHF-uWave & Weak Signal Operators Roger Harrison VK2ZRH

12:00  Introduction to Oscillators
Brian Clarke VK2GCE

13:00 EMR Awareness
Rod Rowe VK2TTL (BMARC Repeater Manager)

TRAINING

A one day foundation training course is available for those wishing to obtain their Amateur radio licence, on the Saturday, the day before the field day and assessments for all grades of licence will be available during the field day on the Sunday.  What a great opportunity to get into the hobby -  Take the training, pass the exam and then buy everything you need to get on air all at the field day weekend. “Amateur Radio in a weekend”.
Read more.

 

GETTING THERE

To find out how to get there, by road, rail, where to park or how to use our free shuttle bus service. click here.

Other local events

For other events on the central coast during the Wyong Field Day weekend checkout: http://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/central-coast/events