VHF Contest Calendar 2016

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Date (2016)
Time
UTC
Contest Name
Sections
Notes/Special Rules
*SCC Allowed
Every 1st Tuesday
2000-2230
(Local)
144MHz UKAC
AO AR AL
Locator Squares - Locators in which a UK station has been worked count as double multipliers (M7) , Activity contest (S8) , Club Championship (S9)
Every 2nd Tuesday
2000-2230
(Local)
432MHz UKAC
AO AR AL
Locator Squares - Locators in which a UK station has been worked count as double multipliers (M7) , Activity contest (S8) , Club Championship (S9)
Every 3rd Tuesday
2000-2230
(Local)
1.3GHz UKAC
AO AR AL
Locator Squares - Locators in which a UK station has been worked count as double multipliers (M7) , Activity contest (S8) , Club Championship (S9)
Every 4th Tuesday (Jan-Nov Only)
2000-2230*
(Local)
SHF UKAC
Locator Squares - Locators in which a UK station has been worked count as double multipliers (M7) , Activity contest (S8) , Club Championship (S9)
Every 4th Tuesday (Jan-Nov Only)
2000-2230
(Local)
50MHz UKAC
AO AR AL
Locator Squares - Locators in which a UK station has been worked count as double multipliers (M7) , Activity contest (S8) , Club Championship (S9)
Every 5th Tuesday
2000-2230
(Local)
70MHz UKAC
AO AR AL
Locator Squares - Locators in which a UK station has been worked count as double multipliers (M7) , Activity contest (S8) , Club Championship (S9)
Sun 7 Feb.
0900-1300
432MHz AFS
O SF
Affiliated Societies contest (S3)
Sun 28 Feb.
1000-1200
70MHz Cumulatives #1
O SF
Cumulative contest (S5)
Sat 5-Sun 6 Mar.
1400-1400
March 144 432MHz
O 6O SF SO 6S
Yes
Sun 13 Mar.
1000-1200
70MHz Cumulatives #2
O SF
Cumulative contest (S5)
Sun 3 Apr.
0900-1200
First 70MHz Contest
O SF
Sun 10 Apr.
0900-1200
First 50MHz Contest
O SF
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3)
Sat 7-Sun 8 May.
1400-1400
May 432MHz-248GHz Contest
 
O SF
Yes
Sat 7 May.
1400-2200
432MHz Trophy Contest
O SF
Runs concurrently with the first few hours of an RSGB 24 hour event (S6)
Yes
Sat 7 May.
1400-2200
10GHz Trophy Contest
A
Countries and Locators (M4) , Runs concurrently with the first few hours of an RSGB 24 hour event (S6)
Yes
Sun 15 May.
0900-1200
70MHz Contest CW
O SF
Post Codes and Countries (M1)
Sat 21-Sun 22 May.
1400-1400
144MHz May Contest
O SF SO 6S 6O
Post Codes and Countries (M1)
Yes
Sun 22 May.
1100-1500
1st 144MHz Backpackers
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) , Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
Sun 29 May.
1400-1600
70MHz Cumulatives #3
O SF
Cumulative contest (S5)
Sun 12 Jun.
0900-1300
2nd 144MHz Backpackers
Countries and Locators (M4) , Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
Sat 18-Sun 19 Jun.
1400-1400
50MHz Trophy Contest
 
Countries and Locators (M4) , Runs concurrently with all or part of an IARU co-ordinated contest (S7)
Yes
Sun 26 Jun.
0900-1200
50MHz Contest CW
 
O SF
Sun 26 Jun.
1400-1600
70MHz Cumulatives #4
 
O SF
Cumulative contest (S5)
Sat 2-Sun 3 Jul.
1400-1400*
VHF NFD
 
Special Rules for VHF NFD (VHFNFD)
Sun 3 Jul.
1100-1500
3rd 144MHz Backpackers
 
Countries and Locators (M4) , Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
Sun 17 Jul.
1000-1600
70MHz Trophy Contest
 
O SO SF
Post Codes and Countries (M1)
Sat 6 Aug.
1400-2000
144MHz Low Power Contest
 
O SF SO
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) , 25W max. transmit o/p power, (Low Power Contest)
Sat 6 Aug.
1300-1700
4th 144MHz Backpackers
 
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) , Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
Sun 7 Aug.
0800-1200
432MHz Low Power Contest
 
O SF SO
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) , 25W max. transmit o/p power, (Low Power Contest)
Sun 14 Aug.
1400-1600
70MHz Cumulatives #5
 
O SF
Cumulative contest (S5)
Sat 3-Sun 4 Sep.
1400-1400
144MHz Trophy Contest
 
O SF SO 6O 6S
Runs concurrently with all or part of an IARU co-ordinated contest (S7)
Yes
Sun 4 Sep.
1100-1500
5th 144MHz Backpackers
 
Countries and Locators (M4) , Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
Sun 18 Sep.
0900-1200
Second 70MHz Contest
 
O SF
Sat 1 Oct.
1400-2200
1.2GHz Trophy / 2.3GHz Trophy
 
O SF
Runs concurrently with the first few hours of an RSGB 24 hour event (S6)
Yes
Sat 1-Sun 2 Oct.
1400-1400
Oct 432MHz-248GHz Contest
 
O SF
Runs concurrently with all or part of an IARU co-ordinated contest (S7)
Yes
Sun 16 Oct.
0900-1300
50MHz AFS Contest
 
O SF
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) , Affiliated Societies contest (S3)
Sat 5-Sun 6 Nov.
1400-1400
144MHz CW Marconi
 
SF O 6S 6O
Runs concurrently with all or part of an IARU co-ordinated contest (S7)
Yes
Sun 4 Dec.
1000-1600
144MHz AFS
 
SF O
Affiliated Societies contest (S3)
26-29 Dec
1400-1600
50/70/144/432MHz Christmas Cumulatives Contest
 
SF O
Countries and Locators (M4) , 1 Point per QSO (S1) , Cumulative contest (S5)
144MHz Backpackers Championship
Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
AFS Super League 2015-16
AFS Super League (AFS Super League 2015-16)
AFS Super League 2016-17
 
AFS Super League (AFS Super League 2016-17)
VHF CW Championship
VHF CW Championship (VHF CW Championship)
UKAC Overall Results
AO AR AL
Overall UKAC Club Championship (S10)
VHF Championship
SF O LP
VHF Championship (VHF Championship)
Times marked with a * denote times vary per band
*SCC = Special Contest Callsign

VHFNFD Special Rules for VHF NFD
VHF Championship VHF Championship
VHF CW Championship VHF CW Championship
Backpacker Special Backpackers Rules
Low Power Contest 25W max. transmit o/p power,
S1 1 Point per QSO
S2 Deleted
S3 Affiliated Societies contest
S4 Runs concurrently with a backpackers contest
S5 Cumulative contest
S6 Runs concurrently with the first few hours of an RSGB 24 hour event
S7 Runs concurrently with all or part of an IARU co-ordinated contest
S8 Activity contest
S9 Club Championship
S10 Overall UKAC Club Championship
S11 Activity contest
AFS Super League 2015-16 AFS Super League
AFS Super League 2016-17 AFS Super League
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M
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Sweeper
M1Post Codes and Countries
M2QTH Locators
M3Post Codes, Countries and Locators
M4Countries and Locators
M5UK QTH Locators
M7Locator Squares - Locators in which a UK station has been worked count as double multipliers