From July 14 to 15 the IARU HF Championship will take place, starting Saturday 12.00 UTC (20.00 SGT) and ending Sunday 11.59 UTC (19.59 SGT).
Objective is to contact as many other amateurs, especially IARU member society HQ stations, around the world as possible using the 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meter bands. You can find the detailed rules on the ARRL website.
The RSGB is pleased to invite all radio amateurs across the world to join us in celebrating the Cricket World Cup which is being held in England and Wales in 2019. We are organising an International Amateur Radio Marathon for the duration of the competition.
Overview and Objectives
The marathon will run from 30 May 2019 to 14 July 2019
UK and International callsigns will be activated on 9 HF bands using SSB, CW and Digital modes.
A series of award certificates will be offered based on the number of QSOs made with the special UK and International stations.
RSGB will be using the excellent Hamlogs system that was used so successfully for the Football World Cup marathon in 2018.
RSGB is inviting other countries to take part and to activate special call signs with the suffix 19CWC or similar.
Full details of the Marathon including the Rules for Awards and a list of International callsigns can be found on the RSGB website at rsgb.org/cricket.