Contest News – 14 July 2013

| July 12, 2013

The IARU Championship finishes at 1200UTC today, 14 July, using the 1.8 to 28MHz bands. The exchange is signal report and ITU zone, which for the UK is 27.

The UHF UK Activity Contest takes place on the 16th from 1900 to 2130UTC. Using all modes on the 1.3GHz band, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

The data leg of the 80m club championships takes place on the 18th from 1900 to 2030UTC. The exchange is signal report and serial number.

Sunday 21st sees the Low Power Contest taking place between 0900 and 1600UTC; it is the only RSGB contest with a lunch break. There are two power categories, 10W and 3W, and sections for fixed and portable stations. That makes four categories, and a trophy is awarded to the winner of each. Using the 3.5 and 7MHz bands, CW only, the exchange is signal report, serial number and power.

The 4m Trophy Contest on Sunday 21st has the potential for some DX working. Last year 168 stations were recorded in the logs in 31 squares and ten countries. Running from 1000 to 1600UTC the exchange is signal report, serial number, locator and postcode.

Also on the 21st the UK Microwave Group’s 24 to 248GHz contest takes place from 0900 to 1700UTC. Using all modes the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

Category: GB2RS Contest News

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