Contest News – 3 January 2021

| January 2, 2021

Please remember to check before the contest for any new rules due to lockdown and social distancing, which may differ around the world. The RSGB strongly advises obeying your national and local government’s advice.

Look out for the RSGB Hope QSO parties. There are two series, which run until 14 January—you can find details at

On Tuesday, 5 January, the 144MHz FM Activity Contest runs from 1900 to 1955UTC. It is immediately followed by the all-mode 144MHz UK Activity Contest from 2000 to 2230UTC. The exchange is the same for both—that’s signal report, serial number and locator.

On Wednesday, 6 January, the UK EI Contest Club 80m contest runs from 2000 to 2100UTC. Using SSB only on the 80m band, the exchange is your four character locator.

On Sunday, the 10th, the Datamodes AFS runs from 1300 to 1700UTC. Using the 3.5 and 7MHz bands, the exchange is signal report and serial number.

The Worked All Britain Christmas party runs until 6 January. Using all modes on the amateur contest bands, the exchange is the WAB book number.

The UK Six Metre Group Winter Marathon runs until the end of January 2021—just exchange a signal report and locator.

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