Manawatu Amateur Radio Soc ZL2KO Branch 20 NZART - VHF Field Day 2010
OPERATORS: ZL2UKW, ZL2FX, ZL2SGA, ZL2KP, ZL2KG
We have had very good success and provided good to excellent coverage to the areas were there was activity.
We have drive on access (4WD a must) up Takapari Road in the Ruahine ranges.that allowed us to take good sized aerials and a generator.
We operated on 6m, 2m, and 70cm.
The Takapari Road site will have good coverage into Manawatu, Dannevirke, Hawkes Bay. Additional coverage to the majority of the lower the North Island and the tip of the South, additional coverage to DX stations with beams and hilltops will be possible.
When: Saturday 4th 1700 to 2300 and Sunday 5th 0700 to 1300 local time. Once an hour per band.
Location: -40.090155,176.02664 (coordinates give height as 3525 ft - 1074 m) at Takapari Rd APRS FI
Where: On simplex, FM and SSB. FM will be vertical and SSB will be Horizontal polarization, We will be listening on the frequencies below.
50.150 MHz USB 146.475 MHz FM 144.200 MHz SSB 432.5 MHz FM 1296.5 GHz
So come up on simplex and give us a call. You never know you might get to work some VHF DX as well. Cheers Stuart Anderson ZL2SGA
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