SARL HF Digital Contest next Sunday

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SARL HF Digital Contest next Sunday

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The second of the SARL HF Contests, the HF Digital Contest, is on the air between 14:00 and 17:00 UTC on Sunday 19 August 2018 with digital activity between 14 070 and 14 099 kHz with FT8 on 14 074 kHz; 7 040 and 7 060 kHz with FT8 on 7 074 kHz and 3 580 and 3 600 kHz with FT8 on 3 573 kHz.

The exchange is an RSQ report and a consecutive serial number starting at 001. You score two (2) points per QSO with a station in Area 1 to 8 and one (1) point per QSO with a station in Area 9 – the aim of the contest states “for participants to contact as many amateurs in Southern Africa as possible on the 20, 40 and 80 m amateur bands.”

You score two (2) points for each area worked on each band, there are only 9 areas and you score two (2) for each station worked on all three bands.

Submit your log in ADIF (with a summary sheet), Cabrillo (with a summary sheet) or MS Excel format (the summary sheet is part of the Excel spreadsheet) and labelled “my-call-sign HF Digital” by Monday 27 August 2018 by e-mail to zs4bfn@mweb.co.za. Refer to GR 3.6 and 5.1 to 5.6 for detail about logs and summary sheets.

You stand a chance to win the ZS4BS Trophy Digital which is awarded to the amateur who achieves the highest score during the annual South African Radio League HF Digital Contest and/or the South African Radio League Trophy, awarded to the amateur who achieves the highest score on any one band, during the annual South African Radio League HF Digital Contest.

The South African Radio League

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