IARU Region 1 Contest 9/10 June

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Re: IARU Region 1 Contest 9/10 June

Post by G4EWJ » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:29 pm

Dave,

We'll certainly give it a try. Kirkstone is well blocked and so is Jubilee Tower, but the latter looks do-able if we can find a parking place just up the road in Quernmore.

Which bands will you have? Are you going right to the top? There'll be station(s) in North Wales that you might work from there.

Brian

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Re: IARU Region 1 Contest 9/10 June

Post by M5TXJ » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:36 pm

I've only got 2m as I'm new to this game. I'm also going to be time limited as we've got a family event in the evening. Hopefully I'll get some contacts as i do have a good aerial and a DG8 preamp for my minitiouner. I'll not be at the very top, I'll be on the plateau in front of GB3EV. If you have WhatsApp and want to PM your mobile number we're setting up a NW DATV group to arrange skeds, its very much a new thing but we're hoping it takes off.
73 Dave.

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Re: IARU Region 1 Contest 9/10 June

Post by G7JTT » Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:27 am

Morning all I plan to be at WIn Green near Blandford Forum in Dorset on Saturday with 70cm, 23cm, 13cm (hopefully) and 3cm DATV and 5.6Ghz ATV. Talkback 2m or phone 07762112271

All best John G7JTT

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Re: IARU Region 1 Contest 9/10 June

Post by g8vpg » Tue Jun 05, 2018 8:33 pm

Sunday 10 June is the PW 2m QRP contest. I expect many popular sites will be in use for this and there will much QRM on 2m.
Shaun G8VPG.

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Re: IARU Region 1 Contest 9/10 June

Post by Tony G4CBW » Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:15 pm

Hi All,

Planning to be qrv from Bylchau IO83FD72 on Saturday 9th contest. Will have the following bands/modes:

146.5 DATV
23cm DATV
13cm DATV
9cm DATV
6cm Analogue
3cm DATV plus analogue receive

Hope to work a few of you, good luck.

73 Tony G4CBW

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Re: IARU Region 1 Contest 9/10 June

Post by M0KPW » Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:15 pm

Hi All,

***UPDATED LOCATION***
Myself and G0HIK shall be out from around 1pm on Saturday in IO84KD88 - South Cumbria, near Ulverston.
I'll be on 5.6Ghz and am hoping to be out for 3 or 4 hours.

Good height and LOS to the south and some north - see my location https://www.heywhatsthat.com/?view=NKJXSACA

If you want to arrange a sked in advance please PM me, failing that I'll be monitoring 144.750 FM for any activity on the day.

73s - Chris M0KPW
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Re: IARU Region 1 Contest 9/10 June

Post by G8GKQ » Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:07 pm

For the BATC 146 MHz Contest this weekend, please submit entries using this spreadsheet https://wiki.batc.org.uk/images/2/28/14 ... YYMMDD.xls.

Scoring is 2 points/km for a 2-way contact and half that for a one-way contact. Rules are identical to the IARU Contest Rules, except that the only valid band is 146 MHz.

Remember that a £50 Amazon Voucher will be awarded to the winner of the 146 MHz BATC Contest.

Dave, G8GKQ

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Re: IARU Region 1 Contest 9/10 June

Post by G8GKQ » Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:16 pm

Scoring Spreadsheets

Some notes on the Scoring spreadsheets:
  • You must "Enable Macros" on opening the spreadsheet to all all the calculations to run.
  • To be valid for points, a the report must be at least P2. By definition, a P1 picture is not good enough to read numbers.
The spreadsheet for 432 MHz and up is here: https://www.iaru-r1.org/images/VHF/atv/ ... YYMMDD.xls

The spreadsheet for 146 MHz is here: https://wiki.batc.org.uk/images/2/28/14 ... YYMMDD.xls

Completed logs should be submitted to contests@batc.tv before Monday 25 June.

Good luck!

Dave, G8GKQ

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Re: IARU Region 1 Contest 9/10 June

Post by G8GKQ » Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:36 pm

BATC Awards

As previously advertised, the following awards will be made to UK-based stations during the 9/10 June Contests:

A £50 Amazon Voucher to the winner of the BATC 146 MHz Contest
A £50 Amazon Voucher to each station in the Best DX 2-way 5.6 GHz Contact
A £50 Amazon Voucher to the transmitting station using a Portsdown system received at the the furthest distance (any band)

Here is the small print:
  • Award entrants must have been located within the UK for the contest, but need not be BATC Members
  • Award entrants must have operated within the terms of their Amateur Radio Licence
  • Award entrants must have conducted themselves within the spirit and letter of the published IARU Contest Rules
  • To qualify for the Portsdown award, the transmitted DATV signal transport stream must have been generated by a Raspberry Pi running the Portsdown software. This permits the use of Portsdowns with DATV Express or BATC Filter-modulator boards.
  • In the event of a dispute, the decision of the BATC Committee is final
Awards will be presented during the BGM at CAT 18 (on the Sunday).

Dave, G8GKQ

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Re: IARU Region 1 Contest 9/10 June

Post by g8gtz » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:32 pm

Just to confirm on Sunday, I will go to Penn Mill (IO81QF) on the Mendips, primarily to work stations in Bristol and the South West / Wales.

The site is very good in all directions and I also hope to work the team on Brown Clee plus other on 146Mhz.

Talkback via 144.750, Dxspot, whatsapp and 07881914287

&3
Noel - G8GTZ

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