Contest News – 10 April 2016

| April 8, 2016

On Sunday, the 10th, the First 50MHz contest takes place from 0900 to 1200UTC. Using all modes, the exchange is signal report, serial number, locator and postcode.

Also Sunday, the 10th, the UK Microwave Group 2nd Low Band contest takes place from 1000 to 1600UTC. Using the 1.3 to 3.4GHz bands, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

On Tuesday the 432MHz UK Activity Contest runs from 1900 to 2130UTC. Using all modes the exchange is the usual signal report, serial number and locator.

On Wednesday it’s the turn of the SSB leg of the 80m Club Championships, which runs from 1900 to 2030UTC. The exchange s signal report and serial number.

On Saturday, the 16th, the International Sprint SSB contest runs from 1700 to 2100UTC. Using SSB only on the 3.5 to 14MHz bands the exchange is both callsigns, serial number and name.

The Worked All Britain Datamodes Contest takes place next Sunday, 17 April 2016. Using the 3.5, 7 and 14MHz bands, the exchange is signal report, serial number and WAB square. There are two separate contests, one for RTTY and one for PSK, and you will need a separate set of entry sheets for each. The PSK contest is from 1400 to 1600UTC and again from 2000 to 2200UTC. The RTTY contest is from 1200 to 1400UTC and again from 1800 to 2000UTC. Both are split into two periods to allow for good propagation on 20 and 40m in the afternoon and on 40 and 80m in the evening. Entries need to be with the contest manager by 8 May. Full details from the WAB website.

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