Field Day 2009 Field Day is an exercise in operating emergency communications from a temporary location. CPARC members hoist a tower and short wave antenna for use during the two day annual event. Everything is set up and ready to operate at CPARC's 209 Field Day park site. CPARC's President Dick Chabot welcomes field day visitors to the main tent. CPARC members and visitors at the Cumberland State Park site on June 27, 2009. Field Day is also about catching up with old and new friends while enjoying a lazy summer day.