Cherokee County North Carolina
Amateur Radio Emergency Service
Field Day 2017 was be held this year in Cherokee County
Where: Sheriff's Training Center, 9554 US HWY 19/74, Marble, NC
When: Saturday, June 24th to Sunday June 25th, 2017
Early Set up on Friday, June 23rd, 2017
Operations began at 2:00 pm EDT (1800 UTC) Saturday and continued until Sunday at 2:00 pm EDT (1800 UTC)
We will operated a 5A station setup ( No Commercial Power)
This event was a combined WCARS-Murphy Chapter and Cherokee County ARES Operation.
Charlie Earle, K4CTE, AEC for Logistics and club president headed up this operation.
Kevin Heyboer KD4UYR, EC for Cherokee County ARES/AUXCOMM was PIO and Safety Officer.
We made 323 HF contacts across 5 bands (80,40,20,15,10 meters) using phone and digital communications.
Our total points with multipliers and bonuses were 1796.
All local amateur radio operators will be welcome to join us in 2018.
The photo below shows the Field Day Site: