VHF Contest Calendar 2023

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Date (2023)
Time
UTC
Contest Name
Sections
Notes/Special Rules
*SCC Allowed
Every 1st Tuesday
1900-1955
(Local)
144MHz FMAC
Activity contest (S11)
Every 1st Tuesday
2000-2230
(Local)
144MHz UKAC
AO AR AL
Locator Bonus (B4) Activity contest (S8) Club Championship (S9)
Every 2nd Tuesday
1900-1955
(Local)
432MHz FMAC
Activity contest (S11)
Every 2nd Tuesday
2000-2230
(Local)
432MHz UKAC
AO AR AL
Locator Bonus (B4) Activity contest (S8) Club Championship (S9)
Every 1st Wednesday
1700-2100
144MHz FT8 AC (4 hours)
AO AR AL
Locator Bonus (B4) MGM Activity contest (S12) MGM Contest (UKACMGM)
Every 1st Wednesday
1900-2100
144MHz FT8 AC (2 hours)
AO AR AL
Locator Bonus (B4) MGM Activity contest (S12) MGM Contest (UKACMGM)
Every 2nd Wednesday
1700-2100
432MHz FT8 AC (4 hours)
AO AR AL
Locator Bonus (B4) MGM Activity contest (S12) MGM Contest (UKACMGM)
Every 2nd Wednesday
1900-2100
432MHz FT8 AC (2 hours)
AO AR AL
Locator Bonus (B4) MGM Activity contest (S12) MGM Contest (UKACMGM)
Every 3rd Thursday
2000-2230
(Local)
70MHz UKAC
 
AO AR AL
Locator Bonus (B4) Activity contest (S8) Club Championship (S9)
Every 2nd Thursday
2000-2230
(Local)
50MHz UKAC
AO AR AL
Locator Bonus (B4) Activity contest (S8) Club Championship (S9)
Every 4th Tuesday (Jan-Nov Only)
1930-2230
(Local)
SHF UKAC
 
Activity contest (S8) Club Championship (S9)
Every 3rd Tuesday
2000-2230
(Local)
1.3GHz UKAC
AO AR AL
Locator Bonus (B4) Activity contest (S8) Club Championship (S9)
Sun 5 Feb.
0900-1300
432MHz AFS
 
SF O
Affiliated Societies contest (S3)
Sat 4-Sun 5 Mar.
1400-1400
March 144 432MHz
 
O 6O SF SO 6S
Yes
Sat 22-Sun 23 Apr.
1400-1400
MGM Contest
 
QTH Locators (M2) MGM Contest (MGM)
Sat 6 May.
1400-2200
432MHz Trophy Contest
 
O SF
Runs concurrently with an RSGB 24 hour event (S6)
Yes
Sat 6-Sun 7 May.
1400-1400
May 432MHz-245GHz Contest
 
O SF
Yes
Sun 7 May.
0800-1400
10GHz Trophy Contest
 
SF O
Countries and Locators (M4) Runs concurrently with an RSGB 24 hour event (S6)
Yes
Sun 14 May.
0900-1200
70MHz Contest CW
 
AO AR AL
Post Codes and Countries (M1)
Sat 20-Sun 21 May.
1400-1400
144MHz May Contest
 
O SF SO 6S 6O
Post Codes and Countries (M1)
Yes
Sun 21 May.
1100-1500
1st 144MHz Backpackers
 
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
Sun 11 Jun.
0900-1300
2nd 144MHz Backpackers
 
Countries and Locators (M4) Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
Sat 17-Sun 18 Jun.
1400-1400
50MHz Trophy Contest
 
Countries and Locators (M4) Runs concurrently with all or part of an IARU co-ordinated contest (S7)
Yes
Sun 25 Jun.
0900-1200
50MHz Contest CW
 
AO AR AL
Sat 1-Sun 2 Jul.
1400-1400*
VHF NFD
 
Special Rules for VHF NFD (VHFNFD)
Sun 2 Jul.
1100-1500
3rd 144MHz Backpackers
 
Countries and Locators (M4) Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
Sat 15 Jul.
1400-2000
70MHz Trophy Contest
 
Post Codes and Countries (M1)
Yes
Sat 5 Aug.
1400-1800
4th 144MHz Backpackers
 
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
Sat 5 Aug.
1400-1800
144MHz Low Power Contest
 
O SF SO
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) 25W max. transmit o/p power, (Low Power Contest)
Sun 6 Aug.
0800-1200
432MHz Low Power Contest
 
O SF SO
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) 25W max. transmit o/p power, (Low Power Contest)
Sat 2-Sun 3 Sep.
1400-1400
144MHz Trophy Contest
 
O SF SO 6O 6S
Runs concurrently with all or part of an IARU co-ordinated contest (S7)
Yes
Sun 3 Sep.
1100-1500
5th 144MHz Backpackers
 
Countries and Locators (M4) Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
Sun 17 Sep.
0900-1200
70MHz AFS Contest
 
SF O
Affiliated Societies contest (S3)
Sat 7 Oct.
1400-2200
2.3GHz Trophy
 
O SF
Locator Bonus (B4) Runs concurrently with an RSGB 24 hour event (S6)
Yes
Sat 7 Oct.
1400-2200
1.2GHz Trophy
 
O SF
Locator Bonus (B4) Runs concurrently with an RSGB 24 hour event (S6)
Yes
Sat 7-Sun 8 Oct.
1400-1400
Oct 432MHz-245GHz Contest
 
O SF
6O(432 only)
6S(432 only)
Runs concurrently with all or part of an IARU co-ordinated contest (S7)
Yes
Sun 22 Oct.
0900-1300
50MHz AFS Contest
 
SF O
Post Codes, Countries and Locators (M3) Affiliated Societies contest (S3)
Sat 4-Sun 5 Nov.
1400-1400
144MHz CW Marconi
 
SF O 6S 6O
Runs concurrently with all or part of an IARU co-ordinated contest (S7)
Yes
Sun 3 Dec.
1000-1400
144MHz AFS
 
SF O
Affiliated Societies contest (S3)
Tue 26 Dec
1400-1600
50MHz Christmas Contest
 
AR AO AL
Countries and Locators (M4)
Wed 27 Dec
1400-1600
70MHz Christmas Contest
 
AR AO AL
Countries and Locators (M4)
Thu 28 Dec
1400-1600
144MHz Christmas Contest
 
AR AO AL
Countries and Locators (M4)
Fri 29 Dec
1400-1600
432MHz Christmas Contest
 
AR AO AL
Countries and Locators (M4)
144MHz Backpackers Championship
 
Special Backpackers Rules (Backpacker)
AFS Super League 2022-23
AFS Super League (AFS Super League 2022-23)
AFS Super League 2023-24
 
VHF CW Championship
 
VHF CW Championship (VHF CW Championship)
UKAC Overall Results
AO AR AL
Overall UKAC Club Championship (S10)
VHF Championship
 
SF O LP
VHF Championship (VHF Championship)
Christmas Cumulatives
 
Times marked with a * denote times vary per band
*SCC = Special Contest Callsign