The results of the NZART Doug Gorman Memorial Frequency Measuring Contest 2012 are presented below. These results are provisional and have been checked carefully but if you think an error has crept in please let NZART HQ know as soon as possible.
Propagation conditions this year did not favour precise measurement, but congratulations to winner Mike ZL4OL who did a brilliant job using off-the-air calibration.
The format of the results is Branch (if noted in contest entry) Name Call Average (Hz) Standard Deviation (Hz) Equipment and signals (if noted):
On the 18th of April, 2012, Radio Amateurs will celebrate the World Amateur Radio Day on the 87th Anniversary of the founding of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU).
This year's theme for the World Amateur Radio Day is: "Amateur Radio Satellites: Celebrating 50 years in space" in remembrance of the launching of OSCAR 1 on the 12th of December 1961, and OSCAR 2 on the 2nd of June 1962.
Note: OSCAR stands for Orbiting Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio.
Following on from the very succsessful 2011 award featuring N.Z. Railway Stations run by Wellington VHF Group, the Kordia National System Award will be presented this year by The Hamilton Amateur Radio Club and will run from 1 January 2012 to 6 February 2012, featuring Category 2 Historic places.
For a list of Category 2 Historic Places, see the Historic Places Trust Register at:
The results of the NZART Doug Gorman Memorial Frequency Measuring Contest 2011 are presented below. These results are provisional and have been checked carefully but if you think an error has crept in please let NZART HQ know as soon as possible.
This year was a very interesting turnaround from last year with several entries in the Norm Edwards category beating out Ultra entrants with Mike ZL4OL showing how it’s done. The four top scores were all better than the first place result from last year, no doubt a combination of better technique and propagation conditions.