Category: Contests

144 MHz (Two Metre Contest) 20-21st May

Members of SARS participated in the 24hr event of the 144 MHz contest that ran over the weekend of 20-21st May between 1400-1400 UTC (1500-1500 local time) We operated using the callsign G1KAR/P from our Beachy Head site in locator square JO00dr between 144.150-144-399MHz using Upper Side Band. Radio conditions on the Saturday were fairly flat with little …

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Christmas Cumulative Contests, Results!

At last the results for SARS entry in the Christmas cumulative contests have now been published by the RSGB. We are very pleased to announce that the society callsign G1KAR/P operated by G8DXU, G1VGK, M6GVU & M6ONX achieved Second Place in the Open Section of this contest. This result was from operation on just the …

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2 metre AFS Contest December 4th

After some exciting operating in the 1.8MHz Club Calls contest when we were fortunate to contact the RSGB HQ station GB3HQ. We can now look forward to the 144MHz AFS contest on Sunday the 4th of December from 1000-1600. There are already several volunteers to operate and Log, with room always available for some more assistance or …

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Club Calls Contest on 160m Saturday 12th November

Several SARS members will be participating in the 1.8MHz Affiliated Societies Club Calls event on the 12th of November. This is to be held at BHRS and runs from 2000-2300 UTC using SSB (LSB) between 1872-1990kHz.  Maximum power allowed in this part of the band being 32W pep. This contest counts towards our score in the Superleague. There is a …

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50 MHz AFS Contest from BHRS Sunday 16th October

Thanks to a great team effort, this was a very enjoyable event. Full details will follow in the November AirTime. Our best DX was again GD8EXI on the Isle of Man at a distance of 506km. The Tea or Coffee, Doughnuts, Mung Dal and Poppadum’s may seem a strange combination but all appeared to go down well …

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Christmas Contesting up at Beachy Head

SARS fielded entries in the Christmas Cumulatives Contest this year up at our Beachy Head shack – a good turn out and a decent number of contacts on 2m. More info likely to come in the next Airtime, or on G8DXU’s blog!    

More on the National Mills Weekend 2013

The National Mills Weekend 2013 at the Polegate Windmill and the Windmill Hill Windmill.   Here is Simon G4BJP operating at the Polegate Windmill on National Mills Weekend 2013 John G3DQY operating and Simon G4BJP logging Simon and John seen here again with the ladder cable from the G5RV. Poking the cable through the small …

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National Mills weekend

I will be adding to this blog over the week…. Our club was asked to help out at Windmill Hill this year and here are a few details. If you have old photos of our polegate windmill events from previous years could you let me know via our websites contact form? Sadly I lost mine …

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RSGB AFS contest

A BIG thanks goes out from all SARS members to John Vaughan G3DQY for operating on last Saturday’s RSGB AFS contest under the club call sign G3WQK. John braved the snow and was there alone, however he did manager to work 40 stations, giving us a score of around 400. The Hailsham Shack opening times are …

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