VK Shires Contest 2013

VK Shires Contest 2013

The VK Shires Contest will have the results posted on line on the 1st November 2013.

Richard VK2BO was moving house and needed to forward them on for checking – As they arrived here last week it will take a while to get them all completed.






D4C CQWW DX 2013 Multi/Multi

D4C Update.

Since we started the project we always wanted the possibility to cover all possible categories permitted by the contest rules.
This means that our hardware must be flexible for SOSB to MO Unlimited and must be always    the most competitive one.

After some 1st world in MS and M2, last year, in November, we tested the station in a Multi Unlimited enviroment, partecipating to CQWW DX CW.
This experience had brought us another 1st world with a good 61M point score and 21k qso’s, but it was not enough to achive our goal. Continue reading


CQWW Frequently Asked Questions

CQ WW Contest Rules – Frequently Asked Questions

The purpose of this page is to answer some of the common questions about the rules of the CQ WW DX contests and how some of the rules are interpreted by the CQ WW Contest Committee. Please send any questions to questions@cqww.com.

The explanations here apply ONLY to the CQ WW SSB and CW Contests!

General Questions

Q: Rule XII. D.3. states “… call-signs not found in the other log…” What does this mean? Continue reading


CQ WW 2013 SSB

The 2013 CQ World-Wide DX Contest

SSB: October 26-27      CW: November 23-24
Starts 00:00:00 UTC Saturday    Ends 23:59:59 UTC Sunday

I. OBJECTIVE: For amateurs around the world to contact as many other amateurs in as many CQ zones and countries as possible.

II. BANDS: Six bands only: 1.8, 3.5, 7, 14, 21 and 28 MHz. Observance of established band plans is strongly encouraged.

III. CONTEST EXCHANGE: SSB: RS report plus CQ Zone number of the station location (e.g., 59 05). CW: RST report plus CQ Zone (e.g., 599 05). Continue reading


Teams are set for WRTC2014 Competition

Teams are set for WRTC2014 Competition

WRTC2014, Inc., host of the 2014 World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC), is proud to announce the fifty five teams that will be invited to compete in New England next July.

WRTC is a competition among two-operator teams. Team Leaders were selected for each qualifying region based on 3 years of qualifying scores. The Team Leaders were given the choice to select any operator as a Team Mate to complete their team. Continue reading


Oceania Dx Contest – SSB and CW

Oceania Dx Contest 2013

VK4NM and VK4LAT are pushing the envelope to win a third straight Multi Single title in the Oceania Contest this weekend – The crew from St George certainly have the runs on the board and the low noise remote western Queensland location will be hot enough this weekend without amplifiers in the caravan..

Temperatures are expected in the 30s so a nice beer drinking climate. Continue reading