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ARRL September VHF

September 12, 2020 - September 14, 2020

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Ham Radio Contest

The ARRL September VHF contest for All authorized frequencies above 50 MHz (6 Meters).

Objective: For amateurs in the US and Canada (and their possessions) to work as many amateur stations in as many different 2 degrees x 1 degree Maidenhead grid squares as possible using authorized frequencies above 50 MHz. Stations outside the US & Canada (and their possessions) may only work stations in the US (and its possessions) and Canada.

Dates and Times: The second full weekend of September. Begins 1800 UTC Saturday and runs through 0259 UTC Monday

ARRL September VHF Contest
Status: Active
Geographic Focus: United States/Canada
Participation: Worldwide
Mode: All
Bands: 50 MHz and up
Classes: Single Op All Band(Low/High)
Single Op Portable
Single Op 3-Band
Single Op FM
Limited Rover
Unlimited Rover
Unlimited Multi-Op
Limited Multi-Op
Exchange: 4-character grid square
Work stations: Once per band per grid square
QSO Points: 1 point per 50- or 144-MHz QSO
2 points per 222- or 432-MHz QSO
3 points per 906- or 1296-MHz QSO
4 points per 2.3 GHz (or higher) QSO
Multipliers: Each grid square once per band
Score Calculation: Total score = total QSO points x total mults
E-mail logs to: (none)
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Mail logs to: September VHF
225 Main St.
Newington, CT 06111
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September 12, 2020
September 14, 2020
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