Everything and anything to do with the 4m, 70 MHz amateur radio band.
Saturday, 26 September 2015
The PW 70MHz (4m) Contest 2015.
70 Mhz (4M) Contest.
The PW 70MHz (4m) Contest will take place on:
Sunday, 27th September 2015 1200 - 1600 UTC
Full rules will be published in the September 2015 issue of Practical Wireless (on sale early August). All entrants must read the complete published rules. The following summary is provided for convenience.
Use ssb, cw, fm or am in the 70MHz (4m) band.
There are two sections:
Low Power - Transmitter output power limit 10 watts pep.
Open - Transmitter output power as per normal licence limit.
Date and duration as noted above.
Contest QSO exchange: RS(T) report, serial number starting 001, QTH locator.
Scoring: one point per contact, with multiplier = number of locator squares (e.g. IO91) worked.
The log must include at least one contact with a station in the United Kingdom or Eire.