CQ ZS – The SARL HF Phone Contest

The aim of the SARL HF Phone Contest is for participants to contact as many amateurs in Southern Africa as possible on the 20, 40 and 80 m amateur bands. The Phone contest takes place on Sunday 4 August and runs from 13:00 to 16:30 UTC.

Participation can be as Single Operator Single Band, Single Operator All Band, Multi Operator Single Band or Multi Operator All Band. Individual competitors and club stations are encouraged to compete.

The following frequencies should be used 14 125 to 14 300 kHz; 7 063 to 7 100 and 7 130 to 7 200 kHz and 3 603 to 3 650 and 3 700 to 3 800 kHz

The exchange is a RS report and a consecutive serial number starting at 001. SSB contacts count 1 point, two points are earned for each area worked per band and a further two points for each station worked on all three bands. Contacts with stations outside the 8 contest zones are allowed, QSO points may be claimed but no zone or three-bander points may be claimed.

Certificates are awarded to the first three places and the highest single band score in each contest.

Logs must be submitted by 12 August for the Phone contest and sent to


The South African Radio League

Read the full article at http://www.southgatearc.org/news/july2013/cq_zs_the_sarl_hf_phone_contest.htm

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