Field Day 2001

Location: Washington Monument State Park (Middletown, Maryland)

Date: June 23-24, 2001

Shelter: Youth Group Shelter #1

The group
2001 attendees: l-r WA3SOR, WA3KLK, WA3PYU, WA3OFC, K3MZ, N3IC, K3AN, KG4NXZ; not shown N2AW, N3PLB, WA3LTJ, KB8PEX, K1LKY, WA3IRQ, Sam, Joel

Frank operates while Mike manages (left); Bill QSO's by himself (right)

Wes & FrankAntennas
Wes and Frank handle the VHF/UHF station, antennas hoisted high above the mountaintop

MikeFrankSolar Panel
Mike handles ATV; Frank arranges feedlines; and Paul's fancy solar panel juices up the nicad's for our natural power QSO's

DrewDrew at the Monument
Drew orchestrates all Field Day activity, then is dwarfed by the view at the top of the Washington Monument

Wood Collection & ChoppingBarbeque!
Lee and Joel collect wood for Robert to chop (left) so that our cooks, Joel and Sam, can prepare a mighty feast (right)

Robert & FrankFrank & Lee
Always time for eating, as Robert and Frank demonstrate (left); Catching up with old friends, too (Frank & Lee, right)

We went with two transmitters plus the VHF/UHF station, scoring 6378 plus 900 bonus points. A new high, again! QSO breakdown:

---Results from December 2001 QST---

December QST CoverQST Score

We scored 24th out of 421 non-battery / non-commercial power entries in the 2A category. We scored 32nd out of the total 503 entries in the 2A category (the largest category). With a new high in points, we had the highest score in Maryland once again.

Entries ahead of us in 3-land are:

Duh... There are none!

We carried 3-land!

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