[CQ-Contest] *International* Contest/DX meeting in Helsinki,FINLAND,21-22
pasi.luoma-aho at sysopen.fi
Wed Dec 15 22:50:26 EST 1999
Welcome to the 6th *International* Contest / DX meeting in Helsinki,
on 21-22 January, 2000!
Dear fellow Contesters / DXers!
Remember this past contest season? The one with *THE* scores?
Wouldnt you want to re-live some of those moments and feelings again?
Wouldnt you want to personally meet some of the people behind those
Wouldnt you want to learn something from the world top-class
I know you would!
What you should do, is to
*** Come to Helsinki, FINLAND, on 21-22 January 2000! ****
And why? Well, heres why
With special thanks to the Amateur Radio Club of Finnish Bradcasting
Company (FBC) OH2NM / OH2YLE a club with long and remarkable
traditions in OH contesting we are happy to announce the following:
On Saturday, 22-Jan-2000, at 11:00 18:30 (local time), in the
auditorium of the main building of FBC (address: Radiostreet 1), you can
enjoy for example these following contest/DX related presentations and
talks (some changes still possible):
Contesting at high level
by Jose CT1BOH (P40E etc.)
CN8WW - CQWW 1999 Multi/Multi story. The logistics and the planning
behind it all
by Ben DL6FBL (CN8WW, etc.)
HC8N The new QTH finding it, moving there, and
by Trey N5KO (HC8N, etc.)
10000+ qsos and 27M points in CQWW SSB SOAB @ EA8BH (op. Jeff/N5TJ)
by Martti OH2BH (EA8BH, etc.)
A short study of stacked Yagi-Uda antennas
by Jay WX0B (designer of the world known StackMatches/Sixpacks)
The Great 1999 CQ160 CW ShootOUT (between W2GD/W8JI/K1ZM)
by John W2GD (P40W, etc.)
E44DX the CQWW 1999 SSB 80m single band story
by Pekka OH1RY (EA8AH, etc.)
CQWW 1999 SSB @ V26B
by Carsten DL6LAU (V26B, etc.)
Malyj Vysotskij Island, R1MVZ
A whatever -story (it doesnt really matter
by Olli OH0XX (8R1K, etc.)
Some of the above presentations will be held during the evening-buffet
at Hotel Seaside Jollyboat Bar (see hotel info below). The
buffet-party will take place at 19:30 02:00 (local time). The buffet
cost (food) will be around 100-150,- FIM (about $25 US).
As you see, there will be a L O T of contest/DX-talk and rag-chewing
in the air that weekend!
NOTE! The rag-chewing will start already on Friday evening,
21-Jan-2000, around 19:00 (local time) at Hotel Seaside lobby, where
most of the foreign and domestic visitors will gather into a
not-to-be-missed gettogether. ;-)
Last January (1999) already 100+ keen contesters / DXers from OH, SM,
ES, YL, LY, DL, I, G, HA and W joined the meeting, and we are happily
expecting many of them to be back again this January, now together with
their contesting / DXing pals, friends, XYLs/YLs, etc.
Contest Club Finland has reserved a quota of rooms for the visitors at
Hotel Seaside, where also the Friday evenings gettogether as well as
Saturday evenings buffet-party will be arranged.
RESERVE YOUR HOTEL ROOM AS SOON AS POSSIBLE! There are still rooms
left, but there is a big travelling exhibition being held in Helsinki at
the same time with the meeting, and finding a hotel room for the meeting
weekend may become very difficult soon after Christmas! Please act NOW!
Hotel Seaside is located by the sea, in the heart of Helsinki, close
to the West harbour terminal (where the boats to Estonia leave/come).
Hotel address / contact info:
e-mail: seaside at seasidehotel.fi
Room prices per night (weekend, Fri-Sat/Sat-Sun):
- double room (breakfast included), 550,- FIM, i.e about $ 92 US.
- single room (breakfast included), 450,- FIM, i.e. about $ 76 US.
When booking a room, please mention the code Contest Club Finland -
CCF (or hotels own reservation code 32.477).
More info of the hotel and the surroundings can be found at
More info of the Friday nights gettogether, Saturdays agenda and the
evening buffet, etc. will be given later on CCF's www-page:
Please forward this information to your fellow contesters / DXers via
e-mail, www-pages, packet, bulletins, newsletters, qsos, eye-ball,
When you decide to come to the meeting, please let Pasi OH2IW know of
you and your time-schedules as soon as possible:
Pasi Luoma-aho, OH2IW
e-mail: OH2IW at sral.fi or OH2IW at sysopen.fi
tel. (mobile) +358-400-436543 (active "24h" / short text messages also
73 & cu in Helsinki, FINLAND!
Contest Club Finland CCF
One of the Paksalo Philharmonics OH2U The new (claimed) CQWW
Multi-Multi CW European Record holder!
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