[amsat-bb] Fwd: W5KUB Live Webcast of Field Day

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Fri Jun 27 13:05:16 UTC 2014

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From: "W5KUB Broadcast" <wa5kub.video5 at gmail.com>
To: "Tom Medlin" <wa5kub.video5 at gmail.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2014 4:41:37 PM
Subject: W5KUB Live Webcast of Field Day

Please join W5KUB.com during our live Field Day webcast this Saturday and Sunday, June 28 th & 29 th , rain or shine.  To join the webcast go to http://W5KUB.com where the fun begins!  


This year we will provide live video of four Field Day operations in the Mid-South.  See what it takes to set up emergency communications and watch amateur radio operators compete for highest score.  We will also have a segment showing satellite contacts.  You will see the fierce competition side of some amateurs, while you will see others just enjoying the outing and having fun.  You can communicate real time with hams at these events and other hams around the world via our chat room 


Below is our tentative schedule: 


Saturday June 28 th 

12:00 PM CT (1800 UTC) – Memphis, Tennessee Field Day   This is a joint event with the Delta Amateur Radio Club, the Mid-South Amateur Radio Association, and the Tri-State Repeater Club.  There will be HF, VHF, UHF operations, including satellite contacts.  According to ARRL, the International Space Station may participate in Field Day. 


Unknown time - K4BFT, Huntsville Amateur Radio Club from the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. 


Sunday, June 29 th 

8:00 AM CT (1400 UTC) - Olive Branch Amateur Radio Club from Olive Branch, Mississippi. 


1:00 PM CT (1900 UTC) - Northeast Mississippi Radio Amateurs club in Fulton, Mississippi.  In addition, we will interview our friend Ray Novak from Icom as he is operating from the Fulton location. 


Unknown time - K4BFT, Huntsville Amateur Radio Club from the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. 


During our drive time between events, we will tentatively webcast the Huntsville Field Day. 


Please help spread the word by posting this announcement in Facebook and forwarding this message to your ham radio friends that may not have received this message!  Join our group on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/w5kub/ to keep up with us year-round. 


We'll 'see' you at Field Day! 



Tom Medlin, W5KUB 






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