RESULTS OF THE DX WEEKEND CONTEST

14th and 15th February 2009

Band	Frequency 
Callsign	Locator		Points 
6 m	(50 MHz) 
ZL4DK		RE54fe		95 
2 m (144 MHz) ZL4DK RE54fe 528 ZL1SWW RF73kd 131 ZL2ALW RF73hb 2
70 cm (432 MHz) ZL4DK RE54fe 218
23 cm (1296 MHz) ZL1SWW RF73kd 18
TOTAL SCORES ZL4DK RE54fe 841 ZL1SWW RF73kd 149 ZL2ALW RF73hb 2
CHECK LOGS BEST DX 6 m ZL3ADC-ZL4DK 310 km 2 m ZL1SWW-ZL3TY 693 km 70 cm ZL3CU-ZL4DK 303 km 23 cm ZL1SWW-ZL1TPH 34 km

21 STATIONS ACTIVE:

ZL1AVZ, ZL1QF, ZL1TBG, ZL1TGC, ZL1TPH

ZL2ALW, ZL2IH, ZL2IP, ZL2TAL

ZL3AAU, ZL3ADC, ZL3CU, ZL3FJ, ZL3MH, ZL3PN, ZL3TY

ZL4CG, ZL4DK, ZL4DLU, ZL4IS, ZL4LV

EQUIPMENT USED (WHERE STATED)

6m

TS-680 + 60 W amplifier + 3-element yagi

2m

TR-751 + 150 W amplifier + 10-element (horizontal) or 6/6 skeleton slot vertical)

IC-706MkIIg + 460 W amplifier

70 cm

TR-851 + 80 W amplifier + 16-element yagi

23 cm

Homebrew 1 W transverter (S53MV) + 17-element yagi

Homebrew 15 W transverter + 54-element yagi stack

THE NEXT CONTEST

The next contest is the Low Band Contest, 50 MHz to 440 MHz, on Saturday the 4th and Sunday the 5th of April 2009. The operating times are: Saturday 1700 to 2300 NZT and Sunday 0700 to 1300 NZT. This is the weekend BEFORE VHF Convention.

The following contest is the Hibernation Contest, 50 MHz and up, on Saturday the 6th and Sunday the 7th of June 2009. The operating times are: Saturday 1700 to 2300 NZT and Sunday 0700 to 1300 NZT. This is the weekend AFTER NZART Conference.

The rules are available at:

http://www.vhf.org.nz/VHF-UHF-SHF-ContestRules

All contest logs should be sent, to arrive within two weeks, to:

zl2wa@clear.net.nz

with Contest Log in the subject line, or by post to:

Contest Manager

Wellington VHF Group

P.O. Box 12-259

Thorndon

Wellington