Field Day 2017 Overview


June 24 - June 25, 2017 


We are holding the event at

427 (London) Wing

Royal Canadian AirForce Association

2155 Crumlin Side Rd, London, ON N5V 3Z9


For further information and to volunteer e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  The ARRL site for more info is here


The core event organizers are 

Frank Birch (VE3FBZ)

Jiim Morris (VA3AHQ)

Tom Pillon (VE3HOR)


2017 ARRL Field Day Key Information


Date: Saturday, June 24 @ 2pm until Sunday, June 25 @2pm
Place: 427 (London) Wing, 1255 B Crumlin Sideroad North

Callsign: CG3LON in celebration of Canada's 150th

Set-up: Before 11 am, preferably earlier if possible.


Stations / Band Captains

80 M - SSB - Doug VA3DAE / Dave VE3GSO /Sam VE3KOM
40 M - SSB - John VE3MGR
80 M - CW - Gary VE3XDM
20 M - SSB - Mike VE3ZMC (QRP)
20 M - PSK - Tom VE3HOR / Jim - VA3AHQ

Depending on band conditions, we may have to switch bands, modes and antennas.


Communication Exchange



Specialty Teams


Antenna, Station Location and Power Layout

 Mike VE3ACW and team




  • Call in: VE3LON repeater
    On-site: 146.400 simplex
  • Logging software
  • (Affirmatech ARRL Field Day),
  • Laptop installation and registration, troubleshooting

Video on how to use logging software.

Media and visitors tent

Dave VE3GSO and team



Ruth VE3RBO and team

  • Remember, it's a potluck! 

    The potluck (most important event) is on Saturday at 6pm.

    Bring food and a friend!


 Doug VA3DAE, Norm VA3XCN, Brett VE3ZBG

There will be a Safety Briefing one hour prior to the start of the event.


First Aid 

Brett VE3ZBG and team

We need volunteers for set-up and takedown, operating , logging and eating!