Contest News – 30 October 2016

| October 28, 2016

This weekend is one of the big contests, the CQ World Wide DX SSB. Its 48 hour run ends at 2359UTC on the 30th. It’s SSB only on the 1.8 to 28MHz bands. The exchange is signal report and Zone, which is 14 for the UK.

On Tuesday the 144MHz UK Activity Contest runs from 2000 to 2230UTC. Using all modes the exchange is signal report, serial number and location.

On Wednesday it’s the UK EI contest on 80m. Running from 2000 to 2100UTC and using SSB, the exchange is your four character locator, or grid, square.

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

Next weekend the Marconi CW Contest runs from 1400UTC on the 5th to 1400UTC on the 6th using the 144MHz band. The exchange is signal report, serial number and locator.

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