Field Day 2018 Overview


Saturday June 23 - Sunday June 24, 2018 


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 

Sam Gilbert (VE3KOM)

Tom Pillon (VE3HOR)


2018 ARRL Field Day Key Information


Date: Saturday, June 23rd @ 2pm until Sunday, June 24th @2pm
Place: 427 (London) Wing, 1255 B Crumlin Sideroad North

Callsign: VE3LON 

Set-up: 11 a.m. - preferably earlier if possible.


Stations / Band Captains

80 M - SSB - Dave VE3GSO / Sam VE3KOM
40 M - SSB - Mike VE3ACW
80 M - CW - Gary VE3XDM
20 M - SSB - Mike VE3ZMC (QRP)
20 M - PSK - Tom VE3HOR 

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, Swap table and visitors tent




Ruth VE3RBO and team

  • Remember, it's a potluck! 

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

    Bring food and a friend!


 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!