VHF contest calendar 2014
NAMEDATE
confirmed through PA QSO Party
WASH 2m Simplex ContestSaturday, January 11 (7 PM - 11 PM EST)
ARRL January VHF ContestSaturday, January 18 (1900 UTC) - Monday Jan 20 (0359 UTC)
spring 2m SprintMonday, April 07 (7 PM - 11 PM local)
spring 222 SprintTuesday, April 15 (7 PM - 11 PM local)
spring 432 SprintWednesday, April 23 (7 PM - 11 PM local)
spring Microwave Sprint
SBMS 2.3 GHz and up Contest
Saturday, May 3 (6 AM - 1 PM local)
starting Saturday, May 3 (6 AM to midnight local) and lasting 24 hrs
spring 6m sprintSaturday, May 10 (2300 UTC) - Sunday, May 11 (0300 UTC)
Maritime QSO PartySaturday, June 7 (1200 UTC) - Sunday, June 8 (0300 UTC)
ARRL June VHF Contest Saturday, June 14 (1800 UTC) - Monday, June 16 (0259 UTC)
SMIRK 6m Contest
IARU Region 1 50 MHz Contest
Saturday, June 21 (0000 UTC) - Monday, June 23 (0000 UTC)
Saturday, June 21 (1400 UTC) - Sunday, June 22 (1400 UTC)
CQ Worldwide VHF ContestSaturday, July 19 (1800 UTC) - Sunday, July 20 (2100 UTC)
ARRL UHF ContestSaturday, August 2 (1800 UTC) - Sunday, August 3 (1800 UTC)
fall 6m SprintSaturday, August 9 (2300 UTC) - Sunday, August 10 (0300 UTC)
ARRL September VHF ContestSat. September 13 (1800 UTC) - Mon. September 15 (0259 UTC)
fall 2m SprintMonday, September 22 (7 PM - 11 PM local)
fall 222 SprintTuesday, September 30 (7 PM - 11 PM local)
fall 432 SprintWednesday, October 08 (7 PM - 11 PM local)
fall microwave Sprint
(903 MHz and above)
Saturday, October 18 (6 AM - 1 PM local)
PA QSO PartySaturday, October 11 (1600 UTC) - Sunday, October 12 (0500 UTC)
Sunday, October 12 (1300 UTC - 2200 UTC)
NY State QSO PartySaturday, October 18 (1400 UTC) - Sunday, October 19 (0200 UTC)
UK 6m Group Winter ContestMonday, December 01, 2014 (0000 UTC) -
Saturday, January 31, 2015 (2400 UTC)
RAC Canada Winter ContestSaturday, December 27 (0000Z-2359Z)





2m SSB / digital activity groups and nets
NAMETIMEFREQ
The 205 Morning Group8 AM Eastern daily144.205 northeast US
and southern Canada
net control: KA1ZE/3 FN01xt
Beam Spinners8 AM local daily144.200
Sun         WA7KYM DN71
Mon-Wed/Sat KGOR  DM79
Fri         KOJ   DN70
Northern Lights Radio SocietySunday 9 PM CST144.260
net control KAPQW EN33iu
Lowcountry DigitalSunday 8:30 PM Eastern
Wednesday 8 PM Eastern
145.700
net control KH6TY FM02
Western States Weak Signal SocietySunday 5:30 Pacific144.200
K6TSK DM03
N8DEZ DM04
Pacific Northwest VHF SocietySunday 8 AM local
Tuesday 8 PM local
144.240
East Coast VHF SocietySunday 10:30 AM Eastern144.250
net control K2SMN FN20
St. PeteSunday 8:15 PM Eastern144.210 vert or horiz
WA4GCH EL87
Roadrunners Microwave GroupSunday 9 PM Central144.150
net control K5LLL EM10kf
Packrats8 PM Eastern144.150
net control N3ITT FN20
NPBMonday 8 PM Central144.250
net control NPB EM39
Florida SSBMonday 7 PM Eastern144.210
net control WA4JWU EL98
Rocky Mountain VHFMonday 8 PM local144.220
net control WEDW DN70
            KMLM DN70
Upper Rio GrandeMonday 8 PM local144.250
net control NM5F DM65
Guelph (Ontario)Monday 9 PM Eastern
Wednesday 9 PM Eastern
144.245
net control VE3XTM EN93un
San DiegoTuesday 7 PM local144.230
net control W6IPT DM13
Mud ToadsTuesday 8:30 PM local144.175
net control N4RZP FM17uv
W5VHFMonday 8 PM Local144.190
net control KD5ZVE EM26
            K5SW   EM25
North GAMonday 8 PM Eastern144.210
net control W4TMW EM84
QuebecTuesday 8 PM Eastern144.240
net control VE2JWH FN35
            VE2DC  FN35
AM NostalgiaTuesday 7 PM Central144.950
net control KC9CUK EN52
Deep South Texas SWOTTuesday 9 PM Central144.250
net control N5SSH EL07go
The 144.240 NetWednesday 8 PM CDT
(7 PM CST)
144.240
net control WB9LYH EN54cl
The 144.252 NetMonday 8:30 PM Eastern144.252
net control K8TQK EM89je
North Texax SWOTWednesday 9 PM Central144.250
net control W5FKN EM13
SWOT netThursday 8 PM Central144.250
net control K5YG EM50
OK SWOTThursday 8 PM Central144.250
net control KD5ZVE EM26
SE Ohio SWOTThursday 8 PM Eastern144.250
net control AB8XG  EM89
            KD8DJE EM89
Q5 netThursday 7 PM Central144.220
net control N9JBW EN61
Northeast Weak Signal netThursday 8:30 PM Eastern144.250
net control W1COT FN31
Atlantic SSBFriday 8:30 PM Eastern144.240
net control WB4IXU EM86
Chicago-OhioFriday 7 PM Central144.215
net control KD8IME EN71
ChesapeakeSaturday 9:30 PM Eastern144.205
net control W3BFC FM18



WEAK SIGNAL ACTIVITY GROUPS AND NETS FOR THE HIGHER BANDS:


222
Packrats            Monday 8:30PM Eastern  222.125  net control KB1JEY FN20
EN82, 91, EM89      Tuesday 8PM-10PM       222.100  check on ON4KST chat
Upper Rio Grande    Tuesday 8PM Local      222.150  KC5EFM DM65
Rocky Mountain VHF  Tuesday 8PM Local      222.100  DN70/DM78 area
W5LUA trying to promote Tuesday 222 ACTIVITY NIGHT. "I generally just look towards Austin, then west,
then north, and then finish down towards Houston and Louisiana. Starting at 7PM. Usually done by 8 PM.
Also look for Al and Dan WB5AFY daily 222.100 7:30 AM checking morning conditions."


432
N4PZ                         Monday 8PM Central        432.100  net control N4PZ EN52
                                                       beams move east 8:45 PM Eastern
East Coast 70 cm Net         Wednesday 9PM Eastern     432.090  net control W4DEX EM95tg
                                                                            W4VHH EM95um
                                                                            W4NUS EM95od
Packrats                     Monday 9 PM Eastern       432.110  net control WB2RVX FM29
Rocky Mountain VHF           Wednesday 8 PM local      432.100  DN70/DM78 area
Upper Rio Grande             Wednesday 8 PM            432.150  NM5F DM65
Florida Weak Signal Society  Thursday 8:30 PM Eastern  432.090
70cmers                      Thursday 7 PM Pacific     432.120  net control WO1S DM13
WB4IXU                       Friday 9:30 PM Eastern    432.110  net control WB4IXU EM86
Guelph SSB                   Friday 9 PM Eastern       432.210  net control VE3XTM EN93
Morning activity in the southeastern US is on 432.095.

903
Packrats          Monday 10 PM Eastern    903.100  net control WA3SRU FN20
Upper Rio Grande  Wednesday 7:30PM local  902.150  net control W7QQ DM65

1296
Pacific Northwest VHF Society  Sunday 0900 Pacifc  1296.100  net control WB7BST CN87
Packrats                       Monday 9:30 PM Eastern  1296.100  net control K3TUF FN10we
                                                                 Phil will run all
                                                                 microwave bands

10 GHz
Colorado Activity Group  Sunday 8 PM  10368.100  contact NSP at
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