Field Day 2023

Saturday, July 1st, 2023

The Spokane DEX Association held their 2023 ARRL Field Day in Hayden Lake, ID. There were 20 people who participated.

Friday afternoon was tower, antennas and station setup.

First up was the tower. The tower had a Cuscraft A3s and a 40/80 meter inverted V antenna.

Then the 4-band vertical with tape measure radials from Miker K7STO

Then the radios and computers:

Lastly the meal together=

We had nine people help with the Friday setup.

Saturday after a great breakfast by Jim N7ESU, everyone got ready for the contest.


19 people participated on Saturday. There were several demonstrations during the day: Satellite and mobile tower, plus lots of visiting.







Then a great time around the firepit for smores

Sunday was take down time. Nine people helped on the take down

Field Day leaders:

  • Idaho Renegades: Jim N7ESU, Pat N7UVH and Bob K7TM
  • Tower and antennas: Gary AD7XG and Mike K7STO
  • Radios and computers: Jay WA0WWW
  • Food and Meals: Pat N7UVH

A great time was had by all. Everyone is looking forward to next year’s field day.