Category Archives: Contests

50MHz CC contest – 24th June 2015

Martin (M0RNS) and Derek (G3ZNR) competed in the 50MHz CC contest on 24th June. See below the map of the contacts made . http://www.rsgbcc.org/cgi-bin/vhfresults.pl?kml=/2015/ZU5WOrcJa9FLlSawvo0JsJtEW6ODtnQ I would like to draw your attention to SP9QFB-JO90FB (POLAND) and UR7DWW KN18EO (UKRAIN) contacts of this distance are not often made in this contest as at lot of you will know . We had a lift on… Read More »

2m Practical Wireless contest

The 2m Practical Wireless contest on June 14th had Ian (G6OVR) and Michael (M6FFK) both on Rombalds Moor above Ilkley braving the elements to take part. We started off in drizzle and thick fog up the moor road and than made our way on foot to a suitable location near the summit. Both of us… Read More »

OARS member 2nd in UK 10m DX Contest

Huge congratulations are due to club member Derek Bailey G3ZNR. Derek took part in the American CQ Magazine 2014 World-Wide DX Contest. Operating on 10m, Derek was placed in both the Europe-wide and the UK Categories. Europe-Wide Derek was 20th.- a  very good achievement in itself but … UK based Derek finished second! This is… Read More »