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


SARTS website – New Design

After many years using plain HTML to edit the SARTS website, we now made a new fresh design using wordpress as content mamagement system.

The content management system allows us to keep the content up-to-date and to post news related to amateur radio in Singapore and the region more frequently.

The site is now also much easier to read on mobile devices and tablets.

Please let us know your feedback and leave a comment below.

World Amateur Radio Day – 18 April

Celebrating Amateur Radio’s Contribution to Society.

Every April 18, radio amateurs worldwide take to the airwaves in celebration of World Amateur Radio Day. It is the day for all of Amateur Radio to celebrate and tell the world about the science we can help teach, the community service we can provide and the fun we have. On this day in 1925 that the International Amateur Radio Union was formed in Paris. Today, Amateur Radio is more popular than ever, with more than 3,000,000 licensed operators!

9M4CMN (Malaysia) will be on the air from Segamat, Southern Malaysia and 9M4CKK will be active from Tumpat, East Coast of Malaysia from 02:30 to 15:30 UTC.