[VHFcontesting] VHF Contesting School Articles -- pass them around
sprinkies at excel.net
Sat May 8 08:29:58 PDT 2010
I hope we all agree that we could use more VHF/UHF contest activity.
More activity = more fun. I know the readers here don't need contest
tutorials, BUT... I want you to pass the info in this email to those who
might become contesters. Give me a minute of your time, please.
Tonight's 6m Spring Sprint is the last of the sprints. Then we eagerly
anticipate the busy all-band summer contest season. First up will be the
ARRL June VHF QSO Party weekend of June 12-13th. I've put up a contest
calendar on my website kc9bqa.com. The direct link to it is:
Of more importance is an 8-part series of articles that I wrote back in
2009-early 2010. I know there are others who have also put together contest
tutorials, and congrats to those who have. But I think the VHF Contesting
School articles can really help get a total newbie on the air.
The articles are at this link: http://kc9bqa.com/?p=2641
If you want more VHF/UHF contest activity, then spread the word. For
instance, think about all the guys who have the HF + V/UHF rigs with all
bands in one box. Those guys are just waiting to learn about V/U
You are free to distribute this info to anyone/anywhere. It's paid big
dividends in and near WI, the past two contest seasons.
Todd KC9BQA EN63ao 40 N of Milwaukee
www.kc9bqa.com For Frequent VHF/UHF Updates
www.wivuch.com WI VHF/UHF County Hunters Award
(Yes, out-of-state hams are welcome to work 20 WI Co's on any bands 50
MHz and up and earn their initial certificate. Hope other states get on
board with similar programs.)
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