RESULTS OF THE HIBERNATION CONTEST 6th and 7th June 2009

Band		Frequency
	Callsign	Locator		Points
6 m		(50 MHz)
	ZL1SWW		RF73kc		4
23 cm		(1296 MHz)
	ZL1SWW		RF73kc		26
9 cm		(3.3 GHz)
	ZL1SWW		RF73kc		101
5 cm		(5.7 GHz)
	ZL1SWW		RF73kc		149
TOTAL SCORES
	ZL1SWW		RF73kc		280

BEST DX

ZL1SWW-ZL1TPH 36 km

5 STATIONS ACTIVE

ZL1AVZ, ZL1BK, ZL1QF, ZL1SWW, ZL1TPH

EQUIPMENT USED (WHERE STATED)

6 m (50 MHz)

FT-817 + 5/8 2-metre magnetic mount

23 cm (1296 MHz)

FT-817 + 4 W transverter VK5EME + 11-element

9 cm (3.3 GHz)

FT-817 + 5 W transverter (modified DXR740) + 20-element flat panel antenna

5 cm (5.7 GHz)

FT-817 + 5 W transverter (modified DXR768) + dish feed (no dish)

THE NEXT CONTEST

The next contest is the Brass Monkey Contest, 50 MHz and up, on Saturday the 1st and Sunday the

2nd of August 2009. The operating times are: Saturday 1700 to 2300 NZT and Sunday 0700 to 1300 NZT.

The contest after that is the Microwave Contest, 614 MHz and up, on Saturday the 3rd and Sunday

the 4th of October 2009. The operating times are: Saturday 1700 to 2300 NZT and Sunday 0700 to 1300 NZT.

The contest after that is the Field Day Contest, 50 MHz and up, on Saturday the 5th and Sunday the

6th of December 2009. The operating times are: Saturday 1700 to 2300 NZT and Sunday 0700 to 1300 NZT.

The rules are available at:

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

Logs should be sent 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