Sampson County Amateur Radio Service

Amateur Radio Field Day: June 26th and 27th

Members of the Samson County Amateur Radio Service (SCARS) in conjunction with the Kinston Amateur Radio Society (KARS) and the Wayne County Amateur Radio Association (WCARA) will be participating jointly in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise on the 26th and 27th of June.  Tri-Club Operations will commence at 2pm on the 26th and cease at 2pm on the 27th.  The Field Day site is located in the wooded area across form 2104 Salem Church Road, Goldsboro NC 27530, just south of Lane Tree Golf Course.  

What is Field Day you ask, check out the following Link http://www.arrl.org/field-day.

Set up for Field Day will start Friday afternoon, 3 pm and lasts for a couple of hours.  We will return to the site Saturday morning and complete the setup.  I you have time come out and help set up.  

Operations will start at 2 pm Saturday until 2 pm Sunday.  All three clubs need operators and loggers.  If you have never operated Field Day now is the time rectify that.

We will have a GOTA (Get On The Air) for new Hams as well as unlicensed individuals.  You will receive instruction on how to operate an HF radio and make contacts.  You then can turn around and help out with the operational stations.

We will be operating the following stations:

GOTA – 10 through 40 Meters SSB

15 Meters SSB

20 Meters SSB

40 Meters SSB

80 Meters SSB

At 6 pm on Saturday we will be having our Field Day evening meal.  Hamburgers and Hot Dogs, Potato Salad, Baked Beans, and Chips.  There will be soda and water available.   

So, mark you calendar and come on out and help us with our Field Day operation.  Again, we need operators and loggers…. come out and help.

If you have any questions or want more information please inquire to information@sampsoncountyars.com 

The Sampson County Amateur Radio Services is meeting again. As before we meet every second Saturday of the month.  Location: Graves Memorial Presbyterian Church, 201 Fayetteville St., Clinton.  Meeting start time is 9 am.   If you are a licensed Amateur Radio Operator or interested in learning more about Amateur (Ham) Radio you are welcome to join us.   Next meeting is January 9th, 2021

  • Meeting Schedule
  • Jan 9th
  • Feb 13th
  • March 13th
  • April 10th
  • May 8th
  • June 12th
  • July 10th
  • August 14th
  • September 11th
  • October 9th
  • November 13th
  • December 11h

If you have any questions or want more information please inquire to information@sampsoncountyars.com 

We are looking forward to 2021 and hope and pray that this will be a better radio year. We all need to do our part with respect to the Covid 19…..wear a mask, social distance, and wash your hands. With the vaccine starting to be administered maybe by June we will be able to resume our Field Days program. Pray for our country and pray for our people!