CAARC Participation in 2020 ARRL Field Day

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Now :

  • Choose your class
  • Choose which bonuses you will apply for, if any
  • Do preparatory steps for any bonuses
  • Choose your logging system
  • Check out all radio and power apparatus that you plan to use
  • Friday evening, June 26,  try for the W!AW bulletin if you choose (or catch any transmission that weekend)
  • On air Field Day starts at 12 noon MDT Saturday June 27
  • Operate at your discretion
  • Remember documentation of any bonuses.
  • Make your band-mode lists of QSOs made
  • Prepare and submit your entry report

In all cases when you find a conflict between this advice and ARRL rules or advice, use what the ARRL says! Some mistakes or stale rules may have crept in to these descriptions.

Another video about Field Day Planning is at .

This series has been an attempt to describe operating in Field Day. We hope you have found it informative and that it my have helped you decide to participate this June 27 and 28. Tell us if it has been helpful.

In the immortal words of Porky Pig, “That’s all folks!”

Background, official rules, and many hints can be found at .

ARRL’s official Field Day site is .

Comments or questions to Paul VA6MPM (find his email on, or John VA6SJA, .

John VA6SJA and Paul VA6MPM