Contest News – 8 June 2014

| June 6, 2014

CW National Field Day runs until 1500UTC on the 8th. Using the 1.9 to 28MHz bands the exchange is signal report and serial number.

The South East Asia Network Contest runs for 24 hours ending at 1200UTC today, the 8th. From outside the SEANET region, which is CQ Zones 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29, work only the SEANET region. Using SSB and CW on the 3.5 to 28MHz bands the exchange is signal report and serial number.

The UK Six Metre Group’s Summer Es Contest finishes its 24 hours at 1300UTC today, the 8th. Using all modes on the 50MHz band the exchange is signal report, serial number locator and member number.

The UK Microwave Group Low Band contest runs from 1000UTC to 1600UTC today. Using all modes on the 1.3, 2.3 and 3.4GHz bands the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

On Tuesday the 432MHz UK Activity Contest runs from 1900 to 2139UTC. All modes count and the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

The CW leg of the 80m Club Championships is on Wednesday from 1900 to 2030UTC. The exchange is the usual signal report and serial number.

The Practical Wireless 2m Low Power Contest on Sunday 15th starts at the same time as the RSGB 2m Backpacker contest, 0900UTC, but runs for longer. There seems no reason why someone entering the 3W section of the RSGB contest cannot enter the other; just carry on for up to three more hours for the PW event. The PW contest finishes at 1600UTC and the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator—as is the Backpackers exchange, which finishes at 1300UTC.

Also next Sunday, the SHF UK Activity Contest runs from 1800 to 2030UTC. Using all modes the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

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