Contest News – 2 February 2014

| January 31, 2014

The European Phase Shift Club’s WorldWide DX Contest ends at noon today, 2 February, having run for 24 hours. All activity is on PSK63 and the exchange is RST and serial number.

Today, 2 February, sees the 432MHz AFS contest from 9am to 1pm. Using all modes on 70cm, the exchange is RS(T), serial number and locator. This is a Super League event.

On Monday, the SSB leg of the 80m Club Championships takes place from 2000 to 2130UTC. The exchange is signal report and serial number.

Tuesday is the 144MHz UK Activity Contest that runs from 2000 to 2230UTC. Using all modes the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

Next weekend, 8 and 9 February, is a busy one for contesters. The 1st 1.8MHz HF Championship Event Contest runs from 2100 to 0100UTC. Using CW and SSB the exchange is signal report, serial number and District.

The first CQ WW WPX contest – RTTY – takes place this month. It will undoubtedly keep the datamodes portions of the bands busy for the full 48 hours of the weekend of 8th-9th.

Also on the same weekend, but running for 24 hours from midday Saturday, the PACC (Dutch) Contest is a CW and SSB event. For non-Dutch stations there are numerous single-op categories. Work everyone, but concentrate on working the Netherlands because multipliers are awarded for the twelve Dutch provinces.

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