2019 Spring VHF UHF Field Day Contest

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  • Location: Sunshine Coast Amateur Radio Club Inc, Bli Bli 4560 Queensland

The club will once again be participating in this contest from our premises (in a big field)!

Contest Introduction

The VHF-UHF Field Days provide VHF-UHF operators with the opportunity to "head for the hills" and see how far and how many they can work.

The Field Days have separate sections for single and multiple operator stations. The duration of the Field Day is 24 hours, but there are also 8 hour sections for operators who may not be able to camp overnight. Most club stations prefer to operate for the full 24 hours.

The Field Days also generate plenty of activity from home stations, so there is also a separate Home Station section.

All contacts must be simplex: contacts through repeaters or satellites are not allowed. There is plenty of FM activity, but one feature of the Field Days is a high level of SSB activity.

It is possible to do very well with only modest antennas if you pick a good hilltop. Another option, if your station is easily transportable, is to operate from more than one location during the contest period.

2019 Spring VHF UHF Field Day Contest
11am 23 Nov to 11am 24 Nov 2019

Aim Of The Contest

The overriding aim is to get away for the weekend and have fun! But next after that, the aims are:

  •    to encourage more activity on VHF and microwave bands;
  •    to encourage people to work greater distances than usual by operating portable, and
  •    to provide opportunities for people to activate or work into new grid squares.
Sunshine Coast Amateur Radio Club Inc :
85 Godfrey's Road, Bli Bli
07 5448 9090

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Sunshine Coast Amateur Radio Club Inc, Bli Bli




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