Contest News – 2 March 2014

| February 28, 2014

The 144/432MHz contest finishes at 1400UTC today, 2 March. It has six and 24 hour categories and the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

The ARRL International DX contest ends at midnight tonight, 2 March having run for 48 hours. Work US stations in the contiguous 48 states, plus Canadians. Send a signal report and your transmit output power (there are sections for QRP/low/high power). US stations send a signal report and 2-letter state abbreviation, while Canadian stations send a signal report and 3-letter province code.

The first in this year’s series of five Low Band contests organised by UKuG takes place today, Sunday 2nd. Using the 1.3 to 3.4GHz bands the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

On Monday the 80m Club Championships data leg runs from 2000 to 2130UTC. The exchange is signal report and serial number,

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

The Commonwealth contest takes place on 8 and 9 March from 1000 to 1000UTC, Invariably 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 ones to work. It’s CW only on the 3.5 to 28MHz bands and the exchange is signal report and serial number, with HQ stations also sending the letters HQ.

The 70MHz Cumulative contest takes place on 9 March from 1000 to 1200UTC. Using all modes, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

The Tesla Memorial Contest will be held on 8 and 9 March from 1800 to 0800UTC. It is CW on the 80m band only and points are given for distance between stations. For full details on rules, terms and conditions please look at www.radiosport.org.rs/HFTeslaMemorial.

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