SWDCARC participates in the annual ARRL Field Day, held the fourth full weekend in June each year. Field Day 2019 kicks off at 1:00pm on June 22 and wraps up at 3:59pm on June 23. WE will set up shop beginning at 8:30am on June 22 at our operating location, the DeSoto Fire Training Center at 501 E. Wintergreen Rd. in DeSoto. Guests are welcome to come and observe, or participate in this fun event!
The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) promotes and governs many Amateur Radio events. To learn about these contests go to http://www.arrl.org/contest-calendar. The calendar will note the date and name of the ARRL-sanctioned event. You can then click on the contest that interests you to learn more information about the event, as well as the rules requirements for that particular contest. Happy contesting!