On the weekend of June 24-25, amateur radio operators throughout North America will participate in
Field Day, a 24 hour communications drill. Field Day, established in 1933, is sponsored by the
American Radio Relay League, the national amateur radio organization which represents the amateur
radio community in the United States.
Field Day tests amateur radio's ability to set up station is austere locations, successfully operate
them, and provides initial and recurring training in emergency communications for the amateur radio
In the Oklahoma City area, several amateur radio clubs will establish Field Day sites for this
event. The Oklahoma City Autopatch Association (OCAPA) will establish its' Field Day site on the
east side of Lake Draper, Point 10, Area 2 morning, .