JOTA JOTI 2019 SINGAPORE

2019 Oct 19, Saturday at 8 AM – 1 PM

Greetings fellow hams in Singapore!

Appealing for volunteers to lend a hand in the upcoming Jota event in Fuhua Secondary School (FHSS) 5, Jurong West Street 41, Singapore 649410.

We have 6 booths requiring volunteers to man the stations. All are welcomed.

  • To facilitate proper use of ham radio equipment
  • To explain and demonstrate ham radio to students
  • To ensure the event is carried out in an orderly manner
  • To provide admin assistance during the event
  • To share valuable ham experience with the students
  • To promote the ham radio hobby!
  • Last but not least, to have a fun and enjoyable day!

Don’t miss this chance of a lifetime to assist in this wonderful event. The sustainability of JOTA Singapore lies in your hands! Do we have another JOTA in 2020 will depend on your participation.

Now, what are you waiting for? For more details, you may contact 9V1OG, Ogie or 9V1KB, Ben.

Yours truly,
SARTS Events & Outreach Sub-Committee, 9V1KB

2019 Oceania DX Contest

Coming weekend the Oceania DX Contest CW will take place. Contest period on Oct 12th, 08:00 UTC to Oct 13th, 08:00 UTC on all HF bands except WARC bands.

The object is for Oceania transmitting stations to contact as many stations as possible inside and outside the Oceania region.

Non-Oceania transmitting stations to contact as many stations as possible inside the Oceania region.

Exchange: RST report plus a progressive contact serial number starting at 001 for each band. Multiplier is the number of different valid prefixes worked (may be counted once on each band.

Official website: https://oceaniadxcontest.com/index.html

All Asian DX Contest 2019

Coming weekend – Sep 7th, 00:00 UTC to Sep 8th, 24:00 UTC the 60th All Asian DX Contest (SSB) takes place. It is a good opportunity to make contacts in Asia and DX and test your station and antenna.

Entry classes for Asian Stations is Single OP or multi OP, high and low power (100 W). Exchange RST + operators age. Deadline for log submission (Cabrillo Format) is Oct 9th, 2019.

Detailed rules on the JARL Contest page.

IARU HF Championship

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.

Logs must be uploaded within 5 days after the event via the preferred online web service at contest-log-submission.arrl.org.

RSGB Cricket World Cup Radio Marathon 2019

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

You can follow your progress in the Marathon on the Hamlogs Website atcricket2019.hamlogs.net

For further information relating to the marathon please email ContestClub@rsgbcc.org


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