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Minnesota Ham Radio June Fox Hunt

June 22 @ 9:00 am 6:00 pm

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Minnesota Ham Radio Fox Hunt

Join us for a special Field Day edition Minnesota Ham Radio fox hunt! ‘Tonka the fox will be in the southwest metro beaconing with all his might. Whether you’re a seasoned hunter or new to the thrill of the chase, this fox hunt is intended to be fun for all amateur radio operators — Field Day just a got a little bit sweeter.

‘Tonka will be hidden somewhere in circular radius and begin beaconing at 9 a.m. CT until 6 p.m. CT. on 146.460 on June 22nd, 2024.

Where will ‘Tonka be?

Fox Hunt Map

What is a Fox Hunt?

For the uninitiated, a fox hunt is a friendly competition that tests your radio direction-finding skills. Participants will use their own radio equipment to track down ‘Tonka, the MHR transmitter, or “fox.” It’s a blend of strategy, radio knowledge, and outdoor fun. While it’s recommended to have a directional antenna with an attenuator, attendees can use a simple HT radio and various techniques to hone in on ‘Tonka the fox.  

  • Friendly Competition: Test your skills against fellow ham radio operators.
  • Beautiful Scenery: Explore Long Lake Regional Park while you hunt RF.
  • Networking: Meet and connect with fellow radio enthusiasts who share your passion.

Don’t miss your chance to add to your points total for the 2024 fox hunt season.

Details

Date:
June 22
Time:
9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.minnesotahamradio.com

Organizer

Minnesota Ham Radio
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