Contest News 20 October 2013

| October 18, 2013

Today, 20 October, the 50MHz Affiliated Societies contest takes place from 0900 to 1200UTC. Using all modes on the 50MHz bands, the exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

On Tuesday, two contests are taking place simultaneously from 1900 to 2130UTC. The 50MHz UK Activity Contest uses all modes and the exchange signal report, serial number and locator. The SHF UK Activity Contest is on the 2.3 to 10GHz bands and the exchange is the same, signal report, serial number and locator.

On Thursday, the 80m Club Sprint takes place from 1900 to 2000UTC using SSB on the band. The exchange is serial number and name.

The final event of the month is the big one. It’s the 48-hour long CQ Worldwide SSB. If there’s any propagation at all, expect the SSB portions of all the contesting HF bands to be packed on the 26th and 27th. Running from 0000UTC on the 26th to 2359UTC on the 27th and using the contest bands between 1.8 and 28MHz, the exchange is signal report and Zone. The UK is Zone 14.

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