2013 Field Day: June 22-23!
Head for the hills - or parks, beaches, mountaintops, or yes, even fields! The largest on-air amateur radio event in North America is not too far away.
Field Day Supplies
Show your support!
Official ARRL Field Day t-shirts, hats, mugs, pins and more are a great way to recognize your involvement in this popular, annual operating event!
New To Field Day?
ARRL Field Day is the single most popular on-the-air event held annually in the US and Canada. On the fourth weekend of June of each year, more than 35,000 radio amateurs gather with their clubs, groups or simply with friends to operate from remote locations.
To work as many stations as possible on any and all amateur bands (excluding the 60, 30, 17, and 12-meter bands) and to learn to operate in abnormal situations in less than optimal conditions. Field Day is open to all amateurs in the areas covered by the ARRL/RAC Field Organizations and countries within IARU Region 2. DX stations residing in other regions may be contacted for credit, but are not eligible to submit entries.
Field Day is always the fourth full weekend of June, beginning at 1800 UTC Saturday and running through 2059 UTC Sunday. Field Day 2013 will be held June 22-23, 2013.
Any Amateur Radio band except 12, 17, 30 and 60 Meters.
Entries must be postmarked, emailed or submitted by 2059 UTC Tuesday, July 23, 2013. Late entries cannot be accepted.
For Field Day information contact ARRL: firstname.lastname@example.org or (860) 594-0232.
Field Day is not a contest; no certificates are awarded.
- Full 2013 ARRL Field Day Information Packet [PDF] (Updated April 22, 2013)
- Full 2013 ARRL Field Day Rules [PDF]
- Field Day VHF Operating Tips [PDF]
- 2013 ARRL Field Day Summary Sheet: [PDF] [TXT]
- 2013 ARRL Field Day W1AW Bulletin Schedule [PDF]
- 2013 ARRL Field Day Public Relations Packet [PDF] (Updated January 31, 2013)
- Field Day Flyer [PDF]
- Field Day Paper Logging Sheet [PDF]
- Field Day Paper Dupe Sheet [PDF]
Find a Field Day site near you or input your site to share with others.
Note: You must be logged into the ARRL website for your Field Day entry to be automatically posted on the Field Day Locator. If you are not logged in, your site will not be listed on the Field Day locator until it is reviewed by ARRL staff.
Download the 2013 ARRL Field Day Logo.
View the Contest Results Articles for results from previous Field Days.
Official Field Day T-shirts, Hats, Mugs, Participation Pins and more are a great way to recognize your involvement in this popular, annual operating event! All items are available for order now and will begin shipping April 1.
Clubs, order early! Collect orders from club members, and place a single order (only $12.50 shipping within the US for shirt orders over $50).