Activities

VHF Contest

I hope that everyone is checking their rigs and antennas to be sure these parts work good! Why? The second full weekend of September. Begins 1800 UTC Saturday and runs through 0259 UTC Monday (September 14-16, 2019).

  • Bands-All authorized frequencies above 50 MHz (6 Meters).

Mode - Any mode, ssb, fm, am, digital ......

Objective: For amateurs in the US and Canada (and their possessions) to work as many amateur stations in as many different 2 degrees x 1 degree Maidenhead grid squares as possible using authorized frequencies above 50 MHz. Stations outside the US & Canada (and their possessions) may only work stations in the US (and its possessions) and Canada.
 

Date: 
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 14:00 to Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 23:00

Hiram Percy Maxim 150th Birthday Anniversary Special Event Station

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How to get the W3HPM QSL CARD:  send your report/log, QSL card, and SASE to Antietam Radio Association, PO Box 52, Hagerstown, MD 21741-0052

To honor the 150th Birthday of ARRL founder Hiram Percy Maxim, Garry Laing (W3GTL) is coordinating a special event sponsored by the Antietam Radio Association. HPM is buried in Hagerstown, MD at the Rose Hill Cemetary.

 

Date: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 13:00 to Monday, September 2, 2019 - 21:00