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2010-12-15

RAC Bulletin 2010-041E - RAC Winter Contest 2010
2010-12-15

The RAC 2010 Winter contest will be held from 0000 UTC to 2359 December 18, 2010 and the following stations plan to be active using the RAC call sign:

RAC Call Sponsor

VE1RAC - VE1PJS
VA2RAC - Club Radio Amateur de Québec Inc VE2GEJ
VA3RAC - Ottawa ARC at VE3CWM
VE4RAC - VE4BAW
VE5RAC - VE5CPU
VE6RAC - VE6JY
VE7RAC - Coquitlam, Surrey and Surrey Emergency Clubs operating on all bands at a kW
VE8RAC - VE8EV
VE9RAC - VE9AV in Fredericton
VY0RAC - VY0AW operating on 40 and 80
VY1RAC - VY1EI
VY2RAC - VY2LI
VO1RAC - VO1MX
VO2RAC - VO2NS

One of the stations you may want to look for in particular is VE4RAC with Radio Amateurs of Canada President Geoff, VE4BAW as operator. Geoff will be operating on 20, 40 and 80 Metres.

And as a little bonus for everyone, listen for BY1RX with former RAC President Dave VO1AU manning the station.

Dave plans to be on in the RAC Winter Contest operating as either VO1AU/BY1RX or BY1RX. BY1RX has excellent antennas and a full kW. If you need BY on a new band or mode, he would be very willing to QSY.

Finally there will be an award of a RAC coffee cup to any station that contacts all the RAC stations. Please mention in your log submission if you work all the RAC stations.

For scoring, frequencies, free software to help you submit your results and complete details on the RAC Winter Contest please use this link to the RAC web page:

http://www.rac.ca/en/rac/programmes/contests/

Bill Unger, VE3XT
Director - Ontario East/North