The Field Day is an informal contest. It is organised to test the abilities of participants to set up stations and operate from field locations. This is a critical skill-set which needs development in order to have a well-trained pool of operators ready to head out in times of an emergency, set up stations quickly and demonstrate traffic handling capability. It also doubles up as a training exercise for future IOTA, DXpedition, or Multi-op contest operations.
Date: April 15th and 16th, 2017
Duration: 24 Hours (1200 IST on Saturday to 1200 IST on Sunday)
Exchange: RST + Serial Numbers (001, 002, 003) + State (2 letter abbreviations from States and Union Territories)
E.g. 599 035 UP (CW or Data) or 59 045 TN (SSB)
- 160, 80, 40, 20, 15, 10, 6, 2 metre bands only (No WARC Bands - 30, 17, 12m)
- Fixed (home stations)
- General Grade: Maximum up to 100w on HF and 25w on VHF
- Restricted Grade: Maximum up to 50w on HF and 10w on VHF
No paper logs will be accepted.