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1950s Field Day

Article by Doug Netherton, VE3MCF

These are pictures from a Field Day early in SARC's History. However, nobody wrote a date on any of the photographs, so I'm not sure what year it was. Also, not everybody's name is indicated, so there are several unknowns.

1961 – Keith Russell Trophy

In 2009, Lee Jennings ZL2AL (now a Silent Key) wrote from New Zealand:

I belonged to the SARC club back in the late 50s/early sixties. In fact I was the Field Day co-ordinator then and managed to obtain VE3WE for the club. Barney and Eva, Al and Babs Wilson, Bob Mortlock VE3BTV and others were the stalwarts of the day. I have a photo of the Keith Russell FD Trophy (BTW - I knew Keith, VE3AL and his son Tim, VE3WL) being presented to myself as Co-ordinator, Bill Cate (then VE3CLT) as Prez by Noel Eaton VE3CJ. I am 72 now and this photo needs to be on your web page and not lost to the club forever.

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