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Results of the VHF/UHF/SHF DX Contest 4-5 February 2012

The following from Doug Ingham ZL2TAR, Contest Manager:

RESULTS OF THE VHF/UHF/SHF DX CONTEST 4th & 5th February 2012

Band
Callsign	Locator	Points

6 m
ZL4AA	RE54fe	620
ZL3RR	RE66et	209

2 m
ZL4AA	RE54fe	1301
ZL3RR	RE89co	646
ZL2FAE	RE78lx	592
ZL1SWW	RF73ir		189

70 cm
ZL4AA	RE54fe	1553
ZL3RR	RE89co	358

23 cm
ZL4AA	RE54fe	4

CHECK LOGS
ZL2TAR	RE78ks
ZL4RO	RE55oo

TOTAL SCORES
ZL4AA	RE54fe	3478
ZL3RR	RE66et	1213
ZL2FAE	RE78lx	592
ZL1SWW	RF73ir		189

BEST DX

6 m	ZL3RR – ZL4AA	327 km

2 m	ZL2FAE - ZL4AA	644 km

70 cm	ZL3RR - ZL4AA	327 km

23 cm	ZL4AA - ZL4IS	14 km
28 STATIONS ACTIVE:

ZL1AKW ZL1BK ZL1BNO ZL1HI ZL1SWW ZL1UJG

ZL2FAE ZL2OK ZL2TAL ZL2UGL

ZL3ADT ZL3CU ZL3DC ZL3LM ZL3MH ZL3NW ZL3PX ZL3RR ZL3TLA ZL3TQH

ZL4AA ZL4BEP ZL4FM ZL4IS ZL4LV ZL4PLM ZL4PP ZL4QD

EQUIPMENT USED (IF STATED)

6 metres
IC-7000 + 3-element horizontal Yagi
TS-680 + 60 W Amp + 3-element Yagi

2 metres
FT-897 + 13-element Hi-gain 15B Yagi
IC-7000 + 5-element horizontal Yagi
IC-706MkII + 460 W Amp + 11-element Yagi
TR-751 + 150 W Amp + 2 x 9-element Yagis
50 W + 16-element G2BCX Yagi

70 cm
IC-7000 + 11-element horizontal Yagi
TR-851 + 80 W Amp + 3.3 m dish

23 cm
Homebrew transceiver 10 W + 3.3 m dish

THE NEXT CONTEST

The next contest is the Low Band Contest, 50 MHz to 440 MHz, on Saturday the 14th and Sunday the 15th of April 2012. This is the weekend after Easter. The operating times are: Saturday 1700 to 2300 NZST and Sunday 0700 to 1300 NZST.

The contest after that is the Hibernation Contest, all bands 50 MHz and up, on Saturday the 9th and Sunday the 10th of April 2012. This is the weekend after Queen's Birthday weekend. The operating times are: Saturday 1700 to 2300 NZST and Sunday 0700 to 1300 NZST.

The contest after that is the Brass Monkey Contest, all bands 50 MHz and up, on Saturday the 4th and Sunday the 5th of August 2012. The operating times are: Saturday 1700 to 2300 NZST and Sunday 0700 to 1300 NZST.

The Contest Rules are available at:

http://www.vhf.org.nz/VHF-UHF-SHF-ContestRules

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

Please include your email address if you wish to receive the results as soon as they are available.
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