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FM Simplex Contest

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

Time:  2    m  (1:00 PM 2:00 PM)
      70   cm  (2:00 PM 2:30 PM)
       6    m  (2:30 PM 3:00 PM)
       1.25 m  (3:00 PM - 3:30 PM)

Region:  Southeastern Wisconsin (Grids-EN52, EN53, EN62, EN63)
         Contacts with other grid squares are also welcome.

Bands:  2 meters, 70 centimeters, 6 meters, 1.25 meters

Categories:  Base, Mobile, HT, and Club

Awards:  Certificates given for 1st in each category and individual band
         with 2nd and 3rd awards based on committee discretion.
         Limit one award per person. Winning club is recognized on a plaque
         at AES Milwaukee.

Points:  2 meters-(1 point), 70 centimeters-(2 points), 6 meters (2-points),
         1.25 meters-(3 points)

Special Multiplier: 1.5 score multiplier for Technician Class participants.

Bonus Points:  Make a contact with the MRAC station W9RH (any band),
               and receive a 10 point bonus on your score.

Special Event Club 95th Anniversary: 
Make a contact with W9RH and you are eligible for a Club Anniversary
        QSL Certificate. QSL through the regular club address.

Log Information Required:  Call sign of station worked, frequency, time,
                           and grid square.

Contest Flyer FM Contest Rules Log forms
(links to ARRL site)

The purpose of this contest is to encourage amateurs to learn the basics of contesting and simplex operations and expand the scope of their VHF-UHF operating techniques beyond that needed for repeater operation.

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