Contest News

| October 7, 2012

The 21/28MHz Contest takes place for twelve hours today, Sunday 7th, starting at 0700UTC. There are Open, Restricted and QRP categories for UK stations; the same again for non-UK stations, plus you can enter CW-only, SSB-only or mixed modes. The exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

The Worked All Britain HF Contest finishes at 1200UTC today, the 7th, using 20, 15 and 10m. UK stations send a signal report, serial number and WAB area, while non-UK stations send report, serial number and DXCC country. UK to UK QSOs do not count for points in this event. Full details of the rules and also log sheets can be obtained from the WAB website at

The IARU 432MHz-248GHz Contest runs until 1400UTC today, the 7th. The exchange is signal report, serial number and locator. In theory you could submit a log direct to IARU for this event but, in practice, UK stations that enter one of the RSGB events allow their logs to be forwarded by the Contest Committee.

On 9 October, the 432MHz UK Activity Contest takes place from 1900 to2130UTC. Using all modes on the band the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

The following day, 10 October, the 80m Club Sprint takes place from 1900 to 2000UTC. Using CW the exchange is serial number and name.

Next weekend, 13 October, the EU Sprint takes place from 1600 to 2000UTC. Using CW only on the 3.5 to 14MHz bands the exchange is both callsigns, serial number and name.

Finally, over the weekend 13 and 14 October, the Oceania DX CW Contest takes place from 0800 to 0800UTC. On the 1.8 to 28MHz bands, the exchange is signal report and serial number.

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