Woman's Day Ladies-Net
Aim: To encourage lady radio amateurs to GOTA (get-on-the-air) and celebrate Womens Day.
Date and Time 9 August 2017 from 0600-0700 UTC [ 0800-0900 SAST/local]
Call “CQ YL” No scoring, no logs.
Frequency 2m Repeater [VHF Kloof 145.625 MHz (Rptr Tx) & 145.025MHz (Rptr Rx)
88.5Hz CTCSS access tone, linking up with two repeaters in Pietermaritzburg KZN, and Echolink.
Easy to make contact via Echolink which is not affected by propagation.
Echolink, select South Africa, then ZS5PMB-R KZN Linked Repeaters.
Net Controller: ZS5VAL Valerie
South African Radio League YL Sprint
1. Aim: A fun activity to celebrate Women’s Day between radio amateurs in South Africa.
Call “YL Sprint”
2. Date and Time: 9 August 2017 from 09:00 to 10:00 UTC [1100-12-- SAST/local]
3. Exchange The exchange is a RS report and YL or OM.
4. Frequency It is a phone sprint on the 40-metre band (7 063 to 7 100 and 7 130 to 7 200 kHz)
5. Scoring Contacts between YL stations are worth 5 points.
Contacts between YL and OM stations are worth 3 points
Contacts between OM stations are worth 1 point.
6. Log Sheets Logs, in ADIF, Cabrillo or MS Excel format and labelled “call sign YL Sprint,” shall be submitted by 16 August 2017 by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
[The 15th South African Radio League Contest Manual (2017) Page 48 of 55]