QRP operation is considered using power levels of 5 watts or less CW and 10 watts or less SSB.

I like weak signals

Do more with less...QRP

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

QRP total off the grid field day

 QRP, stealth battery only field day emergency communications operation/drill
Wire antennas, paper logging.
1 CW Station, 1 Phone station.
All participants wear, tan, brown, green or camo clothing
All participants to have personal survival gear with them at this drill. (ie:bug out bag)
Station area to be covert /stealth / hidden with camo tarp or netting.
One meal to be MRE's, gott canister with water or gatorade..... cooler items ok.
Location will only be disclosed to participants.

In a real incident, its possible the public will panic, mob, rush, and otherwise disrupt any known communications effort.  officals could confiscate known e-comm teams and equipment for various reasons.

Being undercover, clandestine,  and stealth is the best way to survive, pass traffic, and stay connected and informed of whats happening inside and outside the affected area. A stealth comm's center will better avoid chaos.  

If you are a prepper, survivalist, this type of exercise will be more like what will really take place and be needed.

This will not be a welcome center, public proclamation type site.
Plenty of fellowship and social time will be enjoyed, by participants.

Operators will use 5 watts with wire antennas, and attempt to contact as many sections as possible using battery power, solar, or wind. No noise producing generators will be used.

Are you in ?
Are you an amateur radio operator ?
Do you have a preparedness/survivalist interest ?
Will you wear earthy or camo clothing during this drill ?
Will you keep on your person, personal protection, and have a bug out bag/backpack on site ?
Not disclose to anyone the site location ?

This drill will take place June 24-25th.

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