Next weekend: International vintage contest

The International Vintage Contest is now into its 5th year and this time it is to be held on Sunday 15th April;
It will take place over two periods, each lasting 3 hours. The first runs between 07:00 UTC and 10:00 UTC and the second between 13:00 UTC and 16:00 UTC.
The equipment to be used must have been built in 1982 or earlier.Allowed bands are 20  (1 point for QSO) and 40 meters (3 points for QSO):

Download the contest software from: www.contestvintage.beepworld.it/ or from the contest manager web site: www.iv3ehh.it

If you don’t have vintage equipment, you may enter the Japanese CW contest which runs from Saturday 07:00 UTC to Sunday 13:00 UTC. See web site: http://jidx.org/

During the weekend, there will be a few chances to work interesting DXpeditions: the E51M team, after operating from North Cook, has moved to South Cook where they are on the air as E51EWP.

Another activity, 9M0L, Spratly, will surely get the Dxers attention. The 13 people team, composed of Japanese and Malaysian members (except for G3TXF) will be active through April 24th from Pulau Layang Layang (AS-051).

YT1AD is still touring the Pacific. He is currently in Rotuma through April 20th as 3D2R.

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