RSSGB2RS Contest News

Contest News – 5 April 2015

| April 2, 2015

Sunday, the 5th, the first RoPoCo contest takes place from 1900 to 2030UTC. Using SSB on the 3.5MHz band you send a signal report plus, for your first QSO, your own full postcode. In subsequent QSOs you send the postcode that you received in each of your previous QSOs. Should you receive a postcode that […]

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Contest News – 29 March 2015

| March 27, 2015

Please note that contest times are given as UTC, which is an hour behind local clock time in the UK now that British Summer Time came in at 1am on the 29th. The second—and final—major American contest is the SSB leg of CQWW WPX running for 48 hours ending at 2359UTC tonight, the 29th. Everybody […]

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Contest News – 22 March 2015

| March 20, 2015

The BARTG HF RTTY Contest ends its 48 hour run at 0200UTC on Monday 23rd. It is on the 3.5 to 28MHz bands. Exchange a signal report, serial number and the time. The Russian DX Contest runs for 24 hours ending at 1200UTC on today, the 22nd. There are lots of entry categories, mostly for […]

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Contest News – 15 March 2015

| March 13, 2015

The Commonwealth Contest ends its 24 hours run at 10am today, the 15th. As ever there are DXpeditions to some countries that you don’t hear on the bands every day, so for most of us—even if we are not making a serious entry—there are some new or rare ones to work. Using the 3.5 to […]

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Contest News – 8 March 2015

| March 6, 2015

This weekend the 144/432MHz contest ends its 24 hours’ run at 1400UTC today, the 8th. Using all modes in both bands the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. The ARRL International DX contest ends its 48 hours of operation at 2359UTC today, the 8th. It is an SSB contest using the 1.8 to […]

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Contest News – 1 March 2015

| February 27, 2015

This weekend is the CQ WW 160m DX contest. It started at 2200UTC on Friday 27th and ends its 48 hour run today, the 1st. It’s SSB only and the exchange is signal report and CQ Zone, which for the UK is 14. On Monday, the data leg of the 80m Club Championships runs from […]

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