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Alaska VHF-Up Group Contest Page

Conducted by Paul Kiesel, K7CW / VE7IB,
Contest Chairman of the Alaska VHF-Up Group

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Welcome to the Alaska VHF-Up Group Contest Page. We've created this page to serve functions of VHF contesting resource lookup and as announcement place for upcoming contest events. Resources are listed on the left side of the page. Please note that we encourage that contest logs be submitted using the cabrillo format, though many contests still allow submission of paper logs. Many logging and contest softwares provide a means for creating a cabrillo file. For those desiring a method of constructing a stand-alone cabrillo file, a source of applets for that purpose can be found by clicking on "Cabrillo Applets" in the left margin. If you need help creating a cabrillo file or have any contest-related question, please don't hesitate to ask me. Since many of our club's members reside in states other than Alaska, their contest scores cannot be contributed towards the AVG score in ARRL club competitions.


Contest Countdown
(Southeastern VHF Society page, right column)

Cabrillo Applets
Select the contest you are entering.

General Rules for ARRL Contests Above 50 MHz

General Rules for All ARRL contests

Upcoming Contests

(Click on each contest announcement name to go to the sponsoring organization's contest announcement and rules)

The 2017 ARRL June VHF Contest

Starts at 1800 UTC Saturday, June 10, 2017 and ends at 0359 UTC Monday, June 12, 2017. Exchange grid squares. You can view the contest rules by clicking on the blue contest announcement line above.

Entries must be emailed or postmarked no later than 0300 UTC Wednesday, July 12, 2017 to be eligible for awards. Don't forget to include the club's name on a CLUB line in the cabrillo file.
Example: "CLUB: ALASKA VHF-UP GROUP"
Submit your electronic log in the Cabrillo format created by all major logging programs via this web-ap or via e-mail attachment to JuneVHF@arrl.org . Subject line: Callsign [the call used in the contest] only.



The 2017 CQ World Wide VHF Contest

Begins at 1800 UTC Saturday, July 15, 2017 and ends at 2100 UTC Sunday, July 16, 2017. Exchange 4-character grid squares. Operate on 50 MHz and 144 MHz bands only. You can view the contest rules by clicking on the blue contest announcement line above.

Entries must be emailed no later than August 1, 2017 to be eligible for awards. Don't forget to include the club's name on a CLUB line in the cabrillo file.
Example: "CLUB: ALASKA VHF-UP GROUP"
Submit your electronic log via e-mail attachment to cqvhf@cqww-vhf.com . Subject line: Callsign [the call used in the contest] only.



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