The Oceania DX (OCDX) contest committee has advised that the results of the 2011 contest are now available at OCDX Contest website.
Here are the winners of the 2011 OCDX contest trophies and plaques:
OCEANIA Ron Wills ZL2TT Memorial Trophy – VK4QH
OCEANIA Single-Op ALL Band CW Plaque – VK2IM
OCEANIA Single-Op ALL Band LOW Power CW Plaque – ZL1TM
AUSTRALIA Single-Op ALL Band PHONE Plaque – VK4QH
AUSTRALIA Frank Hine VK2QL Memorial Trophy – VK2IM
AUSTRALIA Club Plaque – Eastern & Mountain District Radio Club
ASIA Single-Op ALL Band PHONE Plaque – JA7NVF
ASIA Single-Op ALL Band CW Plaque – UA0CA
NORTH AMERICA Single-Op ALL Band PHONE Plaque – K8IA/7
NORTH AMERICA Single-Op ALL Band CW Plaque -N6RO
EUROPE Single-Op ALL Band PHONE Plaque – RS3A
EUROPE Frank Vander Drift VK3COF Memorial Plaque – YL3FT
Congratulations to all the winners !!!
Awarded to the Australian radio club with the greatest number of member stations participating in the Oceania DX Contest.
For each club, the number of participating member stations is equal to the sum of the number of stations in the PHONE section and the number of stations in the CW section.
In case of a tie between two or more clubs, then the scores of the individual participating stations will be totalled for each club, and the plaque will be awarded to the club with the highest total score.
Please note the following:
- To qualify as a participant, a station must log at least 50 valid contacts during either the PHONE or CW sections of the contest.
- To be eligible for the plaque, a club must submit a minimum number of 5 participant stations.
- Only local clubs in Australia are eligible for this award – national organizations or clubs like the WIA or VKCC are not eligible.
- Participating club members must live within an area of a circle with a maximum of 200km diameter.
- There must be at least 3 Clubs competing, for the plaque to be awarded.
A club must make an application to the Contest Committee to be considered for the award. The application is to identify the name and address of the club, along with a list of the participating member station call signs.
The application should be submitted to the same address (email or postal) as the contest logs and must be received before the closing date for the submission of logs.
The plaque is sponsored by the following VK Contest Club members: ZL2TZE, VK2ARE, VK2IM, VK2PN, VK3TDX, VK4DX, VK4TS, VK6DXI
The 2009 Australian Shires Contest
Held the weekend prior to the second Monday of June every year.
Starts: 06.00 UTC Saturday, June 6, 2009
Ends: 06.00 UTC Sunday, June 7, 2009
Objectives: The objectives of this contest are for amateurs around the world to contact as many VK shires as possible in the contest period. ie VK amateurs are to work the world including VK, whilst the rest of the world can only work VK
Bands:. 80 Metres 3.500 – 3.700 MHz, 40 Metres 7.000 – 7.250 MHz, 20 Metres 14.000 – 14.300 MHz, 15 Metres 21.000 – 21.350 MHz, 10 Metres 28.000 – 28.600 MHz. Please note there is no 75m dx window permitted.
Modes: SSB and CW only
Contest rules: http://www.vkshires.info
VK2HV Paul Hanna with 14280 points
VK2 SSB S/O VK2HV Paul Hanna
VK3 SSB S/O VK3HJ Luke Steele
VK4 SSB S/O VK4CYA Wayne Durston
VK4 ALL MODE S/O VK4CAG Graeme Dowse
VK4 CLUB STATION VK4BAR Bayside & District ARS
VK5 SSB S/O VK5LSB Simon Brandenburg
VK5 CW S/O VK5BUG David Wescombe-Down
VK7 SSB S/O VK7ZE Laurie Davison
VK8 SSB S/O VK8AV Alan Viegas
A reminder that the 72nd Oceania DX contest is happening on the first
two full weekends of October 2008, as follows:
PHONE: 08:00 UTC Saturday 4 October to 08:00 UTC Sunday 5 October
CW: 08:00 UTC Saturday 11 October to 08:00 UTC Sunday 12 October
The main aim of the contest is to promote HF contacts with stations in
the Oceania region. We are expecting a good turn out from VK, ZL and
YB stations, as well as stations from some of the rarer South Pacific
countries. Note that Oceania stations can work other Oceania and
non-Oceania stations. Non-Oceania stations can only work Oceania
Bands: 160M to 10M (excluding WARC bands).
Exchange: RS(T) + serial number.
QSO points: 20 points per QSO on 160M; 10 points on 80M; 5 points on
40M; 1 point on 20M; 2 points on 15M; and 3 points on 10M.
Final Score: The sum of the QSO points multiplied by the number of
prefixes worked (the same prefix can be counted once on each band).
Deadline: All logs must be emailed or postmarked NO LATER than 10
More information about the contest, including the detailed rules, is
available from the Oceania DX Contest web site at
1. VK2AEA Vlad 83
2. VK7VH Vince 68
3. VK3SSB Ash 67
4. VK4ZD Bill 66
5. VK4FDKR Cory 65
6. VK2BV Waverly ARS 64
6. VK4VDX Roland 64
8. VK2KDP Craig 60
9. VK4VCH Catherine 53
10. VK5MRW Robert 49
11. VK4ACB Wade 45
12. VK2FREK Richard 39
12. VK3SAY Phillip & Andrew 39
12. VK3ZAP Peter 39
15. VK4DGG Mark 38
16. VK4FJ Warren 36
17. VK8AV Alan 35
18. VK4TGV Peter 34
19. VK4DGS Dave 33
19. VK4UD Robert 33
21. VK4IOn Gail 32
22. VK2ZCM Craig 31
23. VK4TAA Peter 30
23. VK4JRO Ross 30
25. VK4FSOS Shaun 27
26. VK4CAB Anskie 23
26. VK4ATH Tom 23
26. VK3LCD Gary 23
29. VK7JGD Garry 22
30. VK3PRA Ruben 21
31. VK2HBG Gerald 15
32. VK2JHN Wal 11
1. VK3KE Jim 10
2. VK3TX Deane 8
3. VK3JS Ian 2
1. VK2AYD David 76
2. VK4DX Mike 75
3. VK2END/QRP Mike 41
4. VK2CTN Chris 18