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IARU HF Contest 2023 Saturday July 8th, 1200Z

Date : 05 / 07 / 2023
Author : Lee Moyle - VK3GK

IARU HF Contest 2023 Saturday July 8th, 1200Z

The IARU contest 2023 is being held this weekend of July 8th-9th and several of the WIA callsigns will be active.

There may be some operational time slots still available. (preference is for one op to operate the whole time but callsign “sharing” can work if arranged between same state ops)

WIA is asking for expressions of interest from any WIA members who are contesters that have a genuine interest to operate in the contest as a WIA IARU HQ station using one of the WIA callsigns. VK1WIA through to VK8WIA.

Send an email to Lee Moyle VK3GK, expressing your interest and Lee will respond with some specific requirements needed to operate the WIA callsigns in the contest.

The Contest begins at 1200 UTC Saturday July 8th and runs through 1159 UTC Sunday July 9th.

Modes are both CW and SSB.

Bands are 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters

The 2023 Contest rules can be downloaded from the WIA website or from the link provided on the text version of the news. Link

Exchange: IARU member society HQ stations, such as VK3WIA, send signal report and official IARU member society abbreviation, eg: on SSB: 59 Whisky India Alpha or on CW: 599 WIA.

Members of the IARU Administrative Council and the three IARU regional Executive committees send “AC,” “R1,” ”R2,” and “R3” as appropriate.

All other participants send the signal report and your ITU zone which for Vk1-VK8 will be either zone 55, 58 or 59

Logs are due within SEVEN (7) days after the event is over.

Electronic cabrillo logs are preferred and can be uploaded directly via the web app at >Link

Page Last Updated: Wednesday, 05 Jul 2023 at 13:02 hours by Lee Moyle


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