VHF Championship 1999

Yet again, the Northern Lights have emerged as the overall winners in the Open section of the VHF Championship. The Five Bells Contest Group was second and the Villa Contest Group was third. The top three groups managed to enter all of the contests that make up the Championship.

In the Fixed Station section, G4AEQ and G3MEH fought for the honours with G4AEQ managing to stay ahead. G3XDY was third. In the QRP section G4HGI emerged as the clear winner with G4APJ in second place. G1TWS was placed third.

The result table only lists those stations that entered three or more qualifying contests.

Congratulations to the Northern Lights for winning the Open section. They will receive the RACAL RADIO CUP for this achievement. Congratulations to Steve Redfern, G4AEQ, for winning the Single Operator section. He will receive the JOHN PILAGS TROPHY for this achievement. Finally, congratulations to Richard Staples, G4HGI for winning the Fixed Station QRP section. He will receive LOW POWER VHF CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY. The winners and runners-up will also receive certificates.

Ian Pawson, G0FCT

VHF Championship 1999

Open Section

No of Contests

Points

1*

The Northern Lights

9

7573

2*

Five Bells CG

9

5907

3

Villa CG

9

4253

4

Parallel Lines CG

3

2912

5

A1 Contest Group

4

2701

6

Victory Contest Group

3

1663

7

Bracknell ARC

4

1306

8

South Birmingham RS

4

855

9

GM4WLL/P

6

483

10

G4HLX/P

5

469

11

Swindon & DARC

3

396

12

MM0BQI/P

3

302

13

Dacorum ARTS

3

257

14

Culverstone CG

3

212

15

GW8ZRE/P

3

183

Single Operator, Fixed Section

No of Contests

Points

1*

G4AEQ

9

4839

2*

G3MEH

9

3339

3

G3XDY

4

2946

4

G4HGI

4

912

5

G4APJ

5

647

6

G3FIJ

3

384

7

G8NEO

3

177

8

G1TWS

4

173

9

G4OTY

3

74

10*

2U0ARE

3

64

Single Operator, Fixed, 25W / Single Antenna

No of Contests

Points

1*

G4HGI

3

2940

2*

G4APJ

5

2451

3

G1TWS

4

2062

4

G8NEO

3

1766

5

G3FIJ

3

1476

6

G4OTY

3

1176

7*

2U0ARE

3

1089

* Certificate Winner