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Electronics Lab & Communications Field Day # 6 

- October 8, 2014

 

Dorothy Grant Elementary School (K6DGE)'s Electronics Lab & Communications Field Day # 6.

A total of 67 students (Qty 35 4th Grade Class and 32 DGES Amateur Radio Club students) participated.

 

The following Amateur Radio Operators provided student assistance during this project:

Beverly Matheson (WA6BK) (Teacher and President of K6DGE DGES Amateur Radio Club/

ARRL Volunteer Examiner (VE))

David Collingham (K3LP) (Station Trustee and VP of K6DGE DGES Amateur Radio Club/

 

 

 

Schedule Day 1

 

Schedule for the DGES Electronics Lab & Field Day #6, Wednesday, October 5, 2014:

  1. 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM - 4th Grade Class Students, Qty 35, Review session of "Amateur Radio Operators Workbook", Call-sign Pile-Up Training (students practice documenting call signs of random station callsigns announced in class at a quick speed), and group effort practicing out loud the art of CQing

  2. 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM - 4th Grade Class Students, Qty 35, fired-up the K6DGE Station to make QSO's. The group made about 30 QSO's, including 3B8, DU2, ZL1, JG1, VE and North American stations. Each student had the chance to CQ several times and most made at least one QSO.

  3. 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM - K6DGE Amateur Radio Club students, Qty 32 additional kids, went over Amateur Radio Operating Best Practices, Call-sign Pile-Up Training (students practice documenting call signs of random station callsigns announced in class at a quick speed), and group effort practicing out loud the art of CQing

  4. 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM - K6DGE Amateur Radio Club students, Qty 32 additional kids, fired-up the K6DGE Station to make QSO's. The group made about 37 QSO's, including numerous JA's, VE and North American stations. Each student had the chance to CQ several times and most made at least one QSO.

  5. 3:30 PM to 5:00PM - Basic Electronics Workbook and Communications and Electronics Lab Workbook activities.

 

Here are the student workbooks I've created and use with the students. Feel free to use them as needed:

 

Amateur Radio Information & Best Practices Student Workbook, ARS-SWB-1000

Electronics Theory & Communications Student Workbook, ETC-SWB-1001

Electronics & Communications Lab, ECL-SWB-2001

 

Here are some photos of the DGES Amateur Radio Club members and 4th Grade Class students participating in Communications Field Day # 6 event. These photos were taken on October 8, 2014:

 

A - Students get on-the-air from the K6DGE Club Station; 4th Grade Class Students (Morning Session)

       
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B - K6DGE Amateur Club Students get on the air from K6DGE Station (Afternoon Session)

       
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C - Electronics Lab; Study Book and Hands-On Lab

       
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