ARRL 10 Meter Contest
To all PCARS Contesters:

There was a mention at the last monthly meeting regarding PCARS members taking part in the ARRL 10 Meter Contest that will be held this weekend, December 8-9.

Here are some of the particulars:

1. Object: For Amateurs worldwide to exchange QSO information with as many stations as possible on the 10 meter band.

2. Date and Contest Period: Second full weekend of December. Starts 0000 UTC Saturday; ends 2359 UTC Sunday (December 8-9, 2018)

2.1. All stations operate no more than 36 hours out of the 48-hour period.

2.2. All off-times must be a minimum of 30 consecutive minutes (see General Rule 3.15)

2.3. Listening time counts as operating time.

For those who plan to participate, please go to the ARRL web site or simply Google, “ARRL 10 Meter Contest”, to get all the rules. Please note that logs are due no later than 7 days after the contest.

We need at least three logs to be submitted in order to have PCARS show up on the list of clubs, so make sure that your log shows Portage County Amateur Radio Service where it asks for Club Affiliation.

Also please email me to let me know that you are planning to participate. In this contest you will be using your own call sign.

73 – Chuck W8PT
Contest Coordinator