Contest News for 10 March

| March 8, 2013

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

The 432MHz UK Activity Contest takes place on 12 March from 2000 to 2230UTC. Using all modes the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.
The following day, the 13th, it’s the turn of the CW leg of the 80m Club Championships running from 2000 to 2130UTC. The exchange is signal report and serial number.

The British Amateur Radio Teledata Group’s HF RTTY Contest takes place on 16 to 18 March. Please note the start/finish time is 2am. Exchange a signal report, a serial number and the time in GMT. The multipliers are countries plus call areas for W, VE and JA and VK and continents. For single-operator stations there are time-limited 6-hour all-band and 30-hour all-band / single-band categories. Only multi-operator stations, single or multi-transmitter, can operate the full 48 hours.

For 24 hours over the same weekend the Russian DX Contest takes place from 1200 to 1200UTC. There are numerous entry categories, for single- and multi-band, single- and multi-mode, multi-op, various power levels, clubs, etc. An interesting aspect of this event is the possibility of submitting two single-band entries, eg 10m and 80m. Work everyone and send a signal report and serial number, but expect Russian stations to send you a signal report and a 2-letter Oblast code.

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