Purpose: To promote FM simplex operation and VHF/UHF contesting while giving new hams an opportunity to develop their contesting skills.
Date: Sunday, February 28, 2021
Time: 2m (1:00 pm – 2:00 pm), 70cm (2:00 pm – 2:30pm) ,
6m (2:30pm – 3pm), 1.25m (3:00 pm – 3:30pm)
Digital Voice (3:30pm – 4:00 pm)
Region: Southeastern Wisconsin (Grids EN52, EN53, EN62, EN63) Contacts with other grid squares are also welcomed.
Bands: 2 meters, 70 centimeters, 6 meters, 1.25 meters (see the rules for recommended frequencies)
Categories: Base, Mobile, HT, and Club
Digital Voice: 30 minute period for C4FM (Yaesu Fusion) and DStar on any of the contest bands.
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.
The winning club is recognized on a plaque at HRO 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 contact with the MRAC station W9RH (any band), and receive a 100 point bonus on your score.
Log Information Required: Call sign of station worked, frequency, time, and grid square.
Suggested logging program: N3FJP VHF/UHF logging.
Detailed Contest Information: FM-Contest-Rules-2021-Booklet
Entries DUE by March 28, 2021