PRELIMINARY EVENT PLAN                                                                                                                                                                                                 
October 29, 2017
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EVENT DETAILS:

WE WILL BE OPERATING AN AMATEUR RADIO STATION AT THIS EVENT USING THE SPECIAL EVENT CALL SIGN K6K

A CERTIFICATE WILL BE ISSUED TO EVERY OPERATOR THAT MAKES A RADIO CONTACT USING THIS SPECIAL EVENT STATION

THIS EVENT RECIEVES SUPPORT FROM THE SAN DIEGO KITE CLUB, THE CONVAIR 220 ARC AND THE NORTH SHORES ARC

THE LOCATION OF THE EVENT WILL BE MARINERS POINT PARK (JUST OFF WEST MISSION BAY DRIVE – MAP AT K6K QRZ PAGE)

WE’LL MAKE RADIO CONTACTS USING A KITE SUPPORTED 20 METER ANTENNA FLYING AT UP TO 100 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND

ANTENNA WILL BE THE LATEST STATE-OF-THE-ART DESIGN SUITABLE FOR EVERYTHING FROM EMERGENCIES TO QRP OPERATION

BRING YOUR 20 METER QRP RADIO AND PLUG INTO THE EVENT’S KITE ANTENNA FOR SOME GREAT CONTACTS

ONLY ONE TRANSMITTING STATION AT A TIME WILL BE USED IN ORDER TO PREVENT INTERFERENCE AND RECEIVER DAMAGE

THERE WILL BE A POT LUCK FOR THOSE THAT WANT BRING A DISH AND PARTICIPATE

DONUTS, CHIPS AND DRINKS WILL BE PROVIDED

BE SURE TO BRING YOUR CHAIRS, A WIND BREAKER AND SUN SCREEN

COME AND SEE THE GIANT SHOW KITES FROM AROUND THE SURROUNDING AREA AND NEARBY STATES

THERE WILL BE DEMONSTRATIONS BY WORLD CLASS STUNT KITE FLYERS

COME FLY YOUR OWN KITE WITH YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS – CHILDREN ARE WELCOME

WE WILL ALSO BRING SOME EXTRA KITES AND HELP YOU FLY THEM

THE LATEST DETAILS WILL BE POSTED ON OUR K6K QRZ PAGE AND ON THE CONVAIAR 220 WEB SITE AT THE “EVENTS” TAB

THIS EVENT WILL BE HOSTED BY BOB (W6SDO), MERT (AF6HF), DAVE (WB6SQA), BOB (KG6EJW) AND BARON (K6VWL)


SEE YOU THERE!
“KITES ON THE AIR”
SECOND ANNUAL NEW YEARS DAY SPECIAL EVENT

 
(AND DEMONSTRATION OF EMERGENCY COMMUNICATION USING A KITE SUPPORTED ANTENNA)
      
      MONDAY, JANUARY 1, 2018
(Approximately 10 AM to 4 PM depending on the wind conditions)
THIS WAS OUR FIRST NEW YEAR’S KITE FESTIVAL SPECIAL EVENT. IT WAS HELD AT
THE MARINERS POINT FLYING SITE, JANUARY 1, 2017. OUR KITE ANTENNA IS
SUPPORTED BY THE LARGE DELTA KITE IN THE UPPER CENTER OF THE PHOTO.