Contest News for 3 March

| March 1, 2013

The SSB leg of the ARRL International Contest ends after 48 hours at 2359UTC today, 3 March, on the 1.8 to 28MHz bands, the exchange is signal report and transmitted power. W stations will send their State and VE station their Province too.

Also today, 3 March, the first of five UK Microwave Group Low Band series of contests takes place. The bands for this one are 23cm, 13cm and 9cm. Running from 1000 to 1600UTC, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

The data leg of the 80m Club Championships takes place on between 2000 and 2130UTC on 4 March. The exchange is signal report and serial number.
On 5 March it’s the 144MHz UK Activity Contest. Taking place from 2000 to 2230UTC and using all modes, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

The Commonwealth Contest is a worldwide 24-hour CW event that’s largely free of Continental European activity, because the only contacts that count are between Commonwealth countries. Every year some quite rare entities are activated by DXpeditioners and this year will be no different. A list of Commonwealth Call Areas can be found at www.rsgbcc.org/hf/information/codes.shtml. Running from 1000 on 9 March to 1000UTC on 10 March, the event uses all bands from 3.5 to 28MHz and the exchange is signal report and serial number. HQ stations also send HQ.

The 2nd 70MHz Cumulative contest takes place on 10 March from 1000 to 1200UTC. Using all modes the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

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