Introduction

VHF National Field Day is one of the premier VHF contests in the calendar. Held over the first complete weekend in July each year the contest tasks each entrant to make as many contacts over as great a distance as possible in 24 hours of operation (16 hours in the Low Power class) between 14:00UTC on the Saturday to 14:00 UTC on the Sunday.

More details about contests can be found here.

SBARC have been regular competitors in this prestigious event operating from our favoured site on Dundry Hill some 210m (690 feet) AOD (Above Ordnance Datum – Mean Sea Level at Newlyn in Cornwall) and directly under one of the flight paths to/from Bristol Airport.

Location Plan

The maps and details below relate to our normal operating location.

Location Map of SBARC Field Day Site

The site is located at:

  • Ordnance Survey Grid Reference (OSGR): ST568656
  • Lat/Long: 51.387882,-2.622063

The field entrance is located at:

  • OSGR: ST566657
  • Lat/Long: 51.389010,-2.625051

Radio details include:

Location Map of SBARC Field Day Site

In the map above:

  • "C" = The Carpenters Arms
  • "E" = Field Entrance
  • "F" = Field Day Site

At the bottom of the page is an interactive version of the map which will allow you to obtain directions to the site.

Performance

A summary of our performance over recent years is presented below and will be updated year on year, allowing you to follow our performance and progress.

Year Class Position IARU Locator QSO Pts Pts/QSO Antenna Best DX km
2017 144MHz Low Power   IO81qj       14 ele Yagi    
2016 144MHz Low Power 5 IO81qj 104 16,600 159.62 14 ele Yagi F8KID 681
2015 144MHz Low Power 7 IO81qj 85 13,081 153.89 14 ele Yagi DG7TG 771
2014 144MHz Low Power 6 IO81qj 86 13,395 155.76 14 ele Yagi GM8FFX 631
2013 144MHz Low Power 3 IO81qj 173 44,427 256.80 14 ele Yagi EA2AGZ 1059
2012 Rain Stopped Play
2011 144MHz Low Power 3 IO81qj 173 32,668 188.83 14 ele Yagi EA1BLA/P 949
432MHz Low Power 9 IO81qj 11 1,578 143.45 13 ele Yagi MM0CPS/P 389
2010 144MHz Low Power 4 IO81qj 139 24,916 179.25 14 ele Yagi F9KA/P 943
2009 144MHz Restricted 17 IO81qj 126 28,768 228.32 14 ele Yagi EA7TL 1670
2008 144MHz Low Power 3 IO81qj 93 17,663 189.92 17 ele Yagi DL0V 687
2007 144MHz Low Power 3 IO81qj 112 19,791 176.71 14 ele Yagi ON7GB 883
2006 144MHz Low Power 4 IO81qj 131 22,829 174.27 14 ele Yagi PI4GN 670
2005 144MHz Low Power 5 IO81qj 98 25,384 259.02 14 ele Yagi EB1EWE/P 1030
2004 144MHz Low Power 12 IO81qj 102 11,368 111.45 14 ele Yagi G7ANV/P 429
2003 144MHz Low Power 8 IO81qj 91 16,461 180.89 14 ele Yagi EA1EF/P 938
2002 144MHz Low Power 9 IO81qj 112 19,066 170.23 17 ele Yagi EA2URE 937
2001 Cancelled due to Foot and Mouth Disease
2000 No Results Available
1999 No Results Available
1998 144MHz Restricted 14 IO81qj 282 48,036 170.34 14 ele Yagi EA1DKV 988
432MHz Low Power 10 IO81qj 76 10,392 136.74 21 ele Yagi ON7WR 496
1997 144MHz Restricted 11 IO81qj 243 46,976 193.32 14 ele Yagi DF2VJ 714
432MHz Low Power 14 IO81qj 22 2,418 109.91 21 ele Yagi G7OZV/P 242

Following the links in the menu will allow you to access a more detailed summary of some of the years performances.

Directions to Field Day Site


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