VHF Contest Calendar 2010

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* 13/11/09: 2nd 50MHz contest moved forward 1 week
Date (2010)
Time
UTC
Contest Name
Sections
Notes/Special Rules
Every 1st Tuesday
2000-2230
(Local)
144MHz UKAC
AO AR
QTH Locators (M2) , Activity contest (S8) , Club Championship (S9)
Every 2nd Tuesday
2000-2230
(Local)
432MHz UKAC
AO AR
QTH Locators (M2) , Activity contest (S8) , Club Championship (S9)
Every 3rd Tuesday
2000-2230
(Local)
UHF UKAC
AO AR
QTH Locators (M2) , Activity contest (S8) , Club Championship (S9)
Every 4th Tuesday
2000-2230
(Local)
50MHz UKAC
AO AR
QTH Locators (M2) , Activity contest (S8) , Club Championship (S9)
Every 5th Tuesday
2000-2230
(Local)
70MHz UKAC
AO AR
QTH Locators (M2) , Activity contest (S8) , Club Championship (S9)
7 Feb.
0900-1300
432MHz Affiliated Societies Contest
O SF
Affiliated Societies contest (S3)
28 Feb.
1000-1200
70MHz Cumulatives #1
O SF
Cumulative contest (S5)
6-7 Mar.
1400-1400
March 144 432MHz
SF SO O 6S 6O
14 Mar.
1000-1200
70MHz Cumulatives #2
O SF
Cumulative contest (S5)
4 Apr.
0900-1200
First 70MHz Contest
O SF
11 Apr.
0900-1200
First 50MHz Contest
O SF
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3)
1-2 May.
1400-1400
432MHz-248GHz Contest
O SF
1 May.
1400-2200
432MHz Trophy Contest
O SF
Runs concurrently with the first few hours of an RSGB 24 hour event (S6)
1 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)
9 May.
0900-1200
70MHz Contest CW
O SF
Post Codes and Countries (M1)
15-16 May.
1400-1400
144MHz May Contest
SF SO O 6S 6O
Post Codes and Countries (M1)
16 May.
1100-1500
1st 144MHz Backpackers
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) , Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
23 May.
1400-1600
70MHz Cumulatives #3
O SF
Cumulative contest (S5)
13 Jun.
0900-1300
2nd 144MHz Backpackers
Countries and Locators (M4) , Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
19-20 Jun.
1400-1400
50MHz Trophy Contest
SF SO O 6S 6O
Countries and Locators (M4) , Runs concurrently with all or part of an IARU co-ordinated contest (S7)
20 Jun.
1000-1400
50MHz Backpackers
3B
Countries and Locators (M4) , Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
27 Jun.
1400-1600
70MHz Cumulatives #4
 
O SF
Cumulative contest (S5)
3-4 Jul.
1400-1400*
VHF NFD
Special Rules for VHF NFD (VHFNFD)
4 Jul.
1100-1500
3rd 144MHz Backpackers
Countries and Locators (M4) , Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
18 Jul.
1000-1600
70MHz Trophy Contest
SF SO O
Post Codes and Countries (M1)
7 Aug.
1400-2000
144MHz Low Power Contest
SF SO O
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) , 25W max. transmit o/p power, (Low Power Contest)
8 Aug.
0800-1200
432MHz Low Power Contest
SF SO O
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) , 25W max. transmit o/p power, (Low Power Contest)
15 Aug.
1400-1600
70MHz Cumulatives #5
 
O SF
Cumulative contest (S5)
22 Aug.
1100-1500
4th 144MHz Backpackers
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) , Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
4-5 Sep.
1400-1400
144MHz Trophy Contest
SF SO O 6S 6O
Runs concurrently with all or part of an IARU co-ordinated contest (S7)
5 Sep.
1100-1500
5th 144MHz Backpackers
Countries and Locators (M4) , Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
12 Sep.
0900-1200
Second 70MHz Contest
O SF
2 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)
2-3 Oct.
1400-1400
432MHz-248GHz IARU
O SF
Runs concurrently with all or part of an IARU co-ordinated contest (S7)
17 Oct.
0900-1200
Second 50MHz Contest
O SF
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3)
6-7 Nov.
1400-1400
144MHz CW Marconi
SF O 6S 6O
Runs concurrently with all or part of an IARU co-ordinated contest (S7)
5 Dec.
0900-1700
144MHz Affiliated Societies Contest
O SF
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)
UKAC Club Championship
AO AR
Overall UKAC Club Championship (S10)
VHF Championship
SF O LP
Special Rules for VHF Championship (VHF CHAMPIONSHIP)
Times marked with a * denote times vary per band

VHF CHAMPIONSHIP Special Rules for VHF Championship
Backpacker Special Backpackers Rules
VHFNFD Special Rules for VHF NFD
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
Key to Sections
10H
3B
6O
6S
A
AO
AR
FSO
FSR
L
LP
M
O
Open
R
SF
SO
M1Post Codes and Countries
M2QTH Locators
M3Post Codes, Countries and Locators
M4Countries and Locators