Contest News – 7 April 2013

| April 7, 2013

The SSB leg of RoPoCo takes place on the 80m band today, 7 April, from 1900 to 2030UTC. Both RoPoCos are HF Championship events, with the maximum output power limited to 100 watts. The exchange is signal report and the full postcode received.

In the 3-hour 1st 70MHz contest taking place from 0900 to 1200UTC today, 7 April, there are no multipliers. It’s a straight race to accumulate as many kilometres worked as possible. The exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

The CW/SSB leg of the SPDX Contest runs for 24 hours until 1500 today, 7 April. Using the 1.8 to 28MHz bands. Work Polish stations only, giving them a signal report and serial number. Expect a signal report and a single-letter province code in return.

9 April sees the 432MHz UK Activity Contest take place from 1900 to 2130UTC. Using all mode the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

The SSB leg of the 80m Club Championships takes place on 10 April from 1900 to 2030UTC. The exchange is the usual signal report and serial number.

The EU Spring Sprint takes place on 13 April from 1600 to 2000UTC using the 3.5 to 14MHz bands. You should exchange callsigns, serial number and name. There’s no need to exchange a signal report.

The First 50MHz Contest is on Sunday 14th. This event has multipliers for countries, Postcodes and locator squares, which means continually turning the beam and searching for new multipliers if you want to be successful. Running from 0900 to 1200UTC and using all modes the exchange is signal; report, serial number, locator and postcode.

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