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VHF/UHF Contests Quick Reference Schedule

FEBRUARY
DX Weekend Contest
All bands 50 MHz and up. First Saturday in February, and the following day.

APRIL
Low Band Contest
All bands 50 MHz to 440 MHz. First Saturday in April, and the following day. Delayed one week if it clashes with VHF Convention.

JUNE
Hibernation Contest
All bands 50 MHz and up. First Saturday in June, and the following day. Delayed one week if it clashes with NZART Conference.

AUGUST
Brass Monkey Contest
All bands 50 MHz and up. First Saturday in August, and the following day.

OCTOBER
Microwave Contest
All bands 614 MHz and up. First Saturday in October, and the following day.

DECEMBER
Field Day Contest
All bands 50 MHz and up. First Saturday in December, and the following day.

For all contests, the operating periods are 1700 to 2300 on the Saturday, and 0700 to 1300 on the Sunday, NZ local time.

Click here for the full rules available from the NZART website.