VHF Contest Calendar 2020

This calendar is provisional. All times, dates and rules are subject to change
Day-by-day calendar
Date (2020)
Time
UTC
Contest Name
Sections
Notes/Special Rules
*SCC Allowed
Every 1st Tuesday
1900-1955
(Local)
144MHz FMAC
 
Activity contest (S11)
Every 1st Tuesday
1900-1955
(Local)
144MHz MGMAC
 
AO AR AL
MGM Contest (UKACMGM) Activity contest (S12)
Every 1st Tuesday
2000-2230
(Local)
144MHz UKAC
 
AO AR AL
Locator Bonus (B4) Activity contest (S8) Club Championship (S9)
Every 2nd Thursday
1900-1955
(Local)
50MHz MGMAC
 
AO AR AL
MGM Contest (UKACMGM) Activity contest (S12)
Every 2nd Thursday
2000-2230
(Local)
50MHz UKAC
 
AO AR AL
Locator Bonus (B4) Activity contest (S8) Club Championship (S9)
Every 2nd Tuesday
1900-1955
(Local)
432MHz FMAC
 
Activity contest (S11)
Every 2nd Tuesday
2000-2230
(Local)
432MHz UKAC
 
AO AR AL
Locator Bonus (B4) Activity contest (S8) Club Championship (S9)
Every 3rd Thursday
2000-2230
(Local)
70MHz UKAC
 
AO AR AL
Locator Bonus (B4) Activity contest (S8) Club Championship (S9)
Every 3rd Tuesday
2000-2230
(Local)
1.3GHz UKAC
 
AO AR AL
Locator Bonus (B4) Activity contest (S8) Club Championship (S9)
Every 4th Tuesday (Jan-Nov Only)
1930-2230*
(Local)
SHF UKAC
 
Activity contest (S8) Club Championship (S9)
Sun 2 Feb.
0900-1300
432MHz AFS
 
SF O
Affiliated Societies contest (S3)
Sun 23 Feb.
1000-1200
70MHz Cumulatives #1
 
AO AR AL
Cumulative contest (S5)
Sat 7-Sun 8 Mar.
1400-1400
March 144 432MHz
 
Yes
Sun 15 Mar.
1000-1200
70MHz Cumulatives #2
 
AO AR AL
Cumulative contest (S5)
Sun 5 Apr.
0900-1200
First 70MHz Contest
 
AO AR AL
Sun 12 Apr.
0900-1200
First 50MHz Contest
 
AO AR AL
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3)
Sat 18-Sun 19 Apr.
1400-1400
1st MGM Contest
 
QTH Locators (M2) MGM Contest (MGM)
Sat 2 May.
1400-2200
10GHz Trophy Contest
 
SF O
Countries and Locators (M4) Runs concurrently with the first few hours of an RSGB 24 hour event (S6)
Yes
Sat 2 May.
1400-2200
432MHz Trophy Contest
 
O SF
Runs concurrently with the first few hours of an RSGB 24 hour event (S6)
Yes
Sat 2-Sun 3 May.
1400-1400
May 432MHz-245GHz Contest
 
O SF
Yes
Sun 10 May.
0900-1200
70MHz Contest CW
 
AO AR AL
Post Codes and Countries (M1)
Sat 16-Sun 17 May.
1400-1400
144MHz May Contest
 
Post Codes and Countries (M1)
Yes
Sun 17 May.
1100-1500
1st 144MHz Backpackers
 
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
Sun 24 May.
1400-1600
70MHz Cumulatives #3
 
AO AR AL
Cumulative contest (S5)
Sun 14 Jun.
0900-1300
2nd 144MHz Backpackers
 
Countries and Locators (M4) Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
Sat 20-Sun 21 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 28 Jun.
1400-1600
70MHz Cumulatives #4
 
AO AR AL
Cumulative contest (S5)
Sun 28 Jun.
0900-1200
50MHz Contest CW
 
AO AR AL
Sat 4-Sun 5 Jul.
1400-1400*
VHF NFD
 
Special Rules for VHF NFD (VHFNFD)
Sun 5 Jul.
1100-1500
3rd 144MHz Backpackers
 
Countries and Locators (M4) Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
Sun 19 Jul.
1000-1600
70MHz Trophy Contest
 
MO SO SF
Post Codes and Countries (M1)
Sat 1 Aug.
1400-1800
4th 144MHz Backpackers
 
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
Sat 1 Aug.
1400-2000
144MHz Low Power Contest
 
MO SF SO
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) 25W max. transmit o/p power, (Low Power Contest)
Sun 2 Aug.
0800-1200
432MHz Low Power Contest
 
MO SF SO
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) 25W max. transmit o/p power, (Low Power Contest)
Sun 9 Aug.
1400-1600
70MHz Cumulatives #5
 
AO AR AL
Cumulative contest (S5)
Sat 5-Sun 6 Sep.
1400-1400
144MHz Trophy Contest
 
Runs concurrently with all or part of an IARU co-ordinated contest (S7)
Yes
Sun 6 Sep.
1100-1500
5th 144MHz Backpackers
 
Countries and Locators (M4) Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
Sun 20 Sep.
0900-1200
70MHz AFS Contest
 
SF O
Affiliated Societies contest (S3)
Sat 3 Oct.
1400-2200
2.3GHz Trophy
 
O SF
Runs concurrently with the first few hours of an RSGB 24 hour event (S6)
Yes
Sat 3 Oct.
1400-2200
1.2GHz Trophy
 
O SF
Runs concurrently with the first few hours of an RSGB 24 hour event (S6)
Yes
Sat 3-Sun 4 Oct.
1400-1400
Oct 432MHz-245GHz Contest
 
O SF
Runs concurrently with all or part of an IARU co-ordinated contest (S7)
Yes
Sun 18 Oct.
0900-1300
50MHz AFS Contest
 
SF O
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) Affiliated Societies contest (S3)
Sat 7-Sun 8 Nov.
1400-1400
144MHz CW Marconi
 
Runs concurrently with all or part of an IARU co-ordinated contest (S7)
Yes
Sun 6 Dec.
1000-1600
144MHz AFS
 
SF O
Affiliated Societies contest (S3)
Sat 12-Sun 13 Dec.
1400-1400
2nd MGM Contest
 
QTH Locators (M2) MGM Contest (MGM)
26-29 Dec
1400-1600
50/70/144/432MHz Christmas Cumulatives Contest
 
AR AO AL
Countries and Locators (M4) 1 Point per QSO (S1) Cumulative contest (S5)
144MHz Backpackers Championship
 
Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
AFS Super League 2018-19
 
AFS Super League (AFS Super League 2018-19)
AFS Super League 2019-20
 
AFS Super League (AFS Super League 2019-20)
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