The Lenoir Amateur Radio Club (LARC) is hosting a Winter Field Day next weekend, on Jan. 26 and 27, 2024. Winter Field Day will be located in the Patterson Reborn Community Church Fellowship Hall.

Winter Field Day is a chance for amateur radio operators (hams) to set up equipment, practice communication skills, and have some fun during the contest. Hams have 24 hours to make as many contacts as possible on various ham radio bands and communication modes.

Club Members plan to set up antennas at 2:00 pm Friday, Jan. 26, 2024. Equipment setup will start at 9:30 am Saturday, Jan. 27. The club will have a free lunch at noon Saturday for everyone who helps set up for the event. Winter Field Day officially starts at 2:00 pm Saturday and runs through 2:00 pm Sunday, Jan. 28.

The public and fellow hams are invited to up help setup and operate during the LARC Winter Field Day event. Anyone who wants to operate or listen in should bring their own headphones and pen.

The Fellowship Hall is located at 3110 Shiloh Church Rd. Lenoir, NC 28645.


Winter Field Say Schedule

Jan. 26 - 28, 2024
3110 Shiloh Church Rd. Lenoir, NC 28645

  • Antenna Setup | Friday, Jan. 26, at 2:00 pm
  • Equipment Setup | Saturday, Jan. 27, at 9:30 am
  • Free Lunch | Saturday, Jan. 27, at 12:00 pm
  • Contest Starts | Saturday, Jan. 27, at 2:00 pm
  • Take Down | starts at Sunday Jan. 28, at 1:00 pm
  • Contest Ends | Sunday, Jan. 28, at 2:00 pm


LARC Member Dick Blumenstein, front, operates during a past Winter Field Day, from the LARC Radio trailer.

LARC Member Scott Hunt, front, operates from the LARC Radio trailer during a past Winter Field Day.

LARC can setup the club's mobile radio trailer for contesting and to assist with emergency communications.