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The more folks we get to check into these contests, the better, you know the motto - "The More the Merrier".

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February 2017

Date  Event 
Jan 27-Feb. 2 Chinese New Year - 2017 Year of the Rooster
Feb 3-5 YL-OM Contest 1400 UTC-0200 UTC SSB/CW/Digital
Feb 11-12 SARL National Field Day / Midmar Mile Feb 3-5
Feb 11-12 SARL National Field Day / Midmar Mile
Feb 13 World Radio Day United Nations observance
Feb 17-19 9th Annual South American Lighthouses on the air Weekend (see below)
Feb 18 Ladies of the Net Radio Club KM6CIR, activive aboard USS Hornet Museum Ship. (see below)
Feb 18-19 CLARA GOTA - Guides on the Air (Canadian Guides)
Feb 18-19 ARRL International DX CW Contest
Feb 22 Guides-Thinking Day-Theme is"Grow"
Feb 26 SARL Digital Contest (South African Radio League)
Feb 26 Central Coast ARC NSW. (Aus.) Field Day

17-19 Feb.2017 - 9th Annual South American Lighthouses on the air Weekend Organised through GRUPO DX BAHIA BLANCA, under the official auspices of Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society  email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..a">Carlos Almirón  facebook Carlos Almirón LU7DSY – has lots of pictures of Lighhouses, with up-to-date lists of those who are participating

YL Event Members of the Ladies of the Net Radio Club KM6CIR will activate the amateur radio station NB6GC aboard the USS Hornet Museum Ship, Pier 3, Alameda, California on Saturday, February 18 starting at 11:00 am Pacific Time (1900 UTC). Carol Milazzo KP4MD · The USS Hornet a Naval aircraft carrier, originally named USS Kearsarge, was renamed in honor of the USS Hornet (CV-8), which was lost in October 1942, becoming the eighth ship to bear the name. Hornet recovered the astronauts from the first moon landing mission, Apollo 11, on 24 July 1969. Decommissioned in 1970, in 1998 she opened to the public as the USS Hornet Museum in Alameda, California.

 

March 2017

Date  Event 
Mar. 5 International Women's Day 07:00 until 11:00 UTC on 40m and 80m in SSB & CW 
Mar. 5 ARRL International DX Phone Contest
Mar 21 & Mar 25 CLARA Chatter Party 1700Z -1700Z (per 24hr period) see rules below
Mar. 5 SARL Hamnet 40 M Contest 
Mar 8  International Woman's Day
Mar 12  Sydney Amateur Radio Ferry Contest  (see below)

CLARA LOG  also please go here to see the rules

Syndey Amateur Radio Ferry Contest

10:00am – 4:00pm local time VK2BV - Waverley ARS hosts the second Ferry Contest. This is a VHF / UHF contest which encourages participants to make contacts from Sydney Ferries or any of the 36 wharves around Sydney Harbour. Operation is open to any mode, either simplex or through repeater, using hand-held transceivers.

 

Later this year 2017

 

Date  Event 
Oct 6-8 DX /NA YL Anniversay Contest  1400 UTC-0200 UTC SSB/CW/Digital
Mar 21 & Mar 25 CLARA Chatter Party 1700Z -1700Z (per 24hr period) see rules below