Here is the second part of our acknowledgements of the Dxpeditions with the best “communication” during the year 2016. Now it is time for the special mentions, since the proper award has been given [...]
From Bob KK6EK team leader of VK0EK:
“On behalf of the VKØEK team, their families, the support groups in California, U. S. East Coast, Cape Town South Africa, and Perth, and Western Australia, about a hundred amateur radio and commercial [...]
In our annual acknowledgment to Dxpeditions providing the “best communication”, the 2016 award could not go to anyone else but VK0EK, the well known Dxpedition to Heard island.
(If you are wondering about this annual award, please [...]
Scheduled this weekend is the DMC RTTY contest, run by the Digital Modes Club.
Contest period: Saturday, 12 UTC – Sunday, 12 UTC.
Bands: 80 – 10 meters.
Multipliers: Worked prefixes, each one count only once in the contest [...]
The IARU HF Championship will take place on the second July weekend in CW and phone. The bands are 160 to 10 meters and the contest is set to run from Saturday 1200 UTC – Sunday 1200 UTC. The contesters’ goal is to [...]
The Canadian RAC contest takes place every year on July 1st.
Contacts with stations in Canada or VEØs are worth 10 points. Contacts with stations outside Canada are worth 2 points. Contacts with RAC official stations are worth 20 points. [...]
The All Asian CW Contest will be taking place this weekend and will be run by JARL, the Japanese Radio League.
The bands are 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters. For non-Asian entrants there is no HI-LO power category distinction, but it [...]
The Portuguese Day contest will be taking place this weekend, starting on Saturday, 1200 Z and ending on Sunday 1200 Z. The bands are 80, 40, 20, 15 , 10 meters and the modes are SSB and CW. The rules are simple: there is only the single operator [...]
During the first weekend of June, we’ll find the Seanet contest on the air, taking place between Saturday 12:00 UTC and Sunday 12:00 UTC on CW and phone (by the way, Seanet stands for South East Asia Amateur Radio Network). This year, [...]
For the last weekend of May, a big event: the CW portion of the CQ WW WPX contest!
The rules are similar to the SSB WPX Contest, which took place last March.
Again we stress that the focus is on working as many prefixes as possible.
On CQ magazine [...]