Results of the VHF Field Day Contest 3-4 December 2011

The following from Doug Ingham ZL2TAR, Contest Manager:


Band
Callsign	Locator	Points

6 m
ZL2AS	RE89co	392
ZL4AA	RE54fe	340
ZL2TC	RF80kl	166
ZL1BQ	RF72jo	73	*
ZL1SWW	RF73ir	62

2 m
ZL4AA	RE54fe	980
ZL1SWW	RF73ir	604
ZL2AS	RE89co	510
ZL1BQ	RF72jo	352	*
ZL2TC	RF80kl	76
ZL2KBR	RF80kh	56

70 cm
ZL4AA	RE54fe	1205
ZL2AS	RE89co	398
ZL1SWW	RF73ir	186
ZL1BQ	RF72jo	131	*
ZL2TC	RF80kl	32
ZL2KBR	RF80kh	24

23 cm
ZL1SWW	RF73ir	345
ZL4AA	RE54fe	154
ZL1BQ	RF72jo	152	*
ZL2AS	RE89co	113

CHECK LOGS
ZL1TOB	RF74dh
ZL2OK	RE89ex
ZL2TAR	RE78ks

TOTAL SCORES
ZL4AA	RE54fe	2678
ZL2AS	RE89co	1413
ZL1SWW	RF73ir	1197
ZL1BQ	RF72jo	708	*
ZL2TC	RF80kl	274
ZL2KBR	RF80kh	80

*	Late Log. Contest Rules Clause 11.

BEST DX

6 m	ZL2OK – W1IPL	14,707 km
2 m	ZL2DX - ZL4AA	645 km
70 cm	ZL3ADT - ZL4AA	323 km
23 cm	ZL3NW - ZL4AA	318 km

93 STATIONS ACTIVE:

K1SIX K1TOC K2ZD W1IPL XE1AO XE1FAS XE1TRP XE2AU XE2YW

ZL1AKW ZL1AVZ ZL1AKW ZL1BK ZL1BQ ZL1FF ZL1GKB ZL1GSM ZL1HD ZL1JD ZL1KB ZL1LR ZL1PWM ZL1SWW ZL1TBG ZL1TOB ZL1TPH ZL1TWR ZL1UJG ZL1WLM

ZL2AAA ZL2ACJ ZL2ADL ZL2AL ZL2ALW ZL2AO ZL2AS ZL2AUB ZL2BA ZL2BCA ZL2BCE ZL2BCK ZL2BJA ZL2CDK ZL2CMC ZL2CS ZL2DX ZL2FC ZL2FIS ZL2FL ZL2FX ZL2GAZ ZL2GR ZL2IP ZL2KBL ZL2KBR ZL2LI ZL2OK ZL2RIC ZL2RFL ZL2SGA ZL2KY ZL2TAR ZL2TC ZL2TPQ ZL2UKW ZL2VJW ZL2WHO ZL2WR ZL2WY

ZL3AAU ZL3ADC ZL3ADT ZL3CU ZL3ED ZL3LM ZL3MH ZL3NW ZL3OC ZL3OY ZL3OZ ZL3THQ ZL3TLA ZL3TY ZL3UR

ZL4AA ZL4AD ZL4CG ZL4DMM ZL4FM ZL4IS ZL4LV ZL4NR ZL4PLM ZL4RC

EQUIPMENT USED (IF STATED)

6 metres
FT-897 + 3-element Yagi
IC-551 + 70 W Amp + 4-element Yagi
IC-706MkII + 3-element Yagi
TS-680 + 60 W Amp + 3-element Yagi

2 metres
FT-897D 50 W + 5-element Yagi
FT-897D 50 W + 8-element Yagi
FT-897D 50 W + 9-element LP Yagi
IC-706MkII + 140 W Amp + 10-element Yagi
TM-261 + X300 co-linear
TR-751 + 150 W Amp + 2 x 9-element Yagi

70 cm
FT-897D 20 W + 12-element Yagi
FT-897D 20 W + 8-element Yagi
IC-706MkII + X300 co-linear
IC-706MkII + 15-element Yagi
TR-851 + 80 W Amp + 3.3 m dish
TR-9500 10 W + 12-element Yagi

23 cm
Homebrew transceiver 10 W + 3.3 m dish
TM-742 + 18-element Yagi
VK5EME transverter 18 W + 27-element loop Yagi

CONTEST HIGHLIGHT

6 metre opening to North America on Sunday the 4th of December.

THE NEXT CONTEST

The next contest is the DX Weekend Contest, 50 MHz and up, on Saturday the 4th and Sunday the 5th of February 2012. The operating times are: Saturday 1700 to 2300 NZDST and Sunday 0700 to 1300 NZDST.

The contest after that is the Low Band Contest, 50 MHz to 440 MHz, on Saturday the 14th and Sunday the 15th of April 2011. This is the weekend after Easter. The operating times are: Saturday 1700 to 2300 NZST and Sunday 0700 to 1300 NZST.

All contest logs should be sent, to arrive 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

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