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SM3CER Contest Service - Rules
[ General Rules for RSGB HF Contests ]
These rules apply to all RSGB HF Contests,
except where superseded by the specific Contest Rules.

RSGB 21/28 MHz Contest

At the minimum of the sunspot cycle this Contest is a challenge to exploit the often short propogation openings on these two bands. We have now added a restricted section to enable stations with less complex antennas to take part.


SSB: 3 October, 1999

CW: 17 October, 1999


Sunday 0700 - 1900 UTC


SSB: 21.150 - 21.350 MHz and 28.450 - 29.000 MHz

CW: 21.000 - 21.150 MHz and 28.000 - 28.100 MHz


RS(T) + Incremental Serial number starting 001 + UK Stations will send their District Code.


  • UK Open
  • UK Restricted
  • UK QRP
  • Overseas Open
  • Overseas Restricted
  • Overseas QRP
  • UK Receiving
  • Overseas Receiving

QRP stations MUST use 10 W RF OUTPUT maximum.

In the restricted sections, only one antenna is allowed which must be a single element with a maximum height of 15m, and a maximum of 100 watts output.

Single or Multi-operator entries accepted in the transmitting sections.

Entrants are reminded that the use of packet cluster spotting or other spotting facilities must enter as multi-operator stations.


CW entrants are requested NOT TO OPERATE in the sub-band 21.075 - 21.125 MHz.


The same station may be contacted on both bands for points.
  • (a) UK - 3 points per contact with overseas stations. Multipliers as per General Rules.
  • (b) 3 points per contact with UK Stations. 1 multiplier for each UK District worked on each band.

 Closing Date for logs:

15 November 1999.

Entries must be sent to G3UFY.

 More info at:

UK Contesting On-Line Web Site:

Originally updated: 19 October 1998
(Date of info: February 17, 1999)
Source: UK Contesting On-Line by Tom, GM4FDM

Official List of the 124 UK Postal Districts
for use in RSGB HF/VHF Contests:

Last Updated: 21 December 1997

AB Aberdeen AL St Albans BA Bath BB Blackburn
BD Bradford BH Bournmouth BL Bolton BM Birmingham
BN Brighton BR Bromley BS Bristol BT Belfast
CA Carlisle CB Cambridge CF Cardiff CH Chester
CM Chelmsford CO Colchester CR Croydon CT Canterbury
CV Coventry CW Crewe DA Dartford DD Dundee
DE Derby DG Dumfries DH Durham DL Darlington
DN Doncaster DT Dorchester DY Dudley EC London
EL London
EH Edinburgh EN Enfield EX Exeter
FK Falkirk FY Blackpool GL Glasgow GS Gloucester
GU Guildford IM Isle of man GY Guernsey HA Harrow
HD Huddersfield HG Harrogate HP Hemmel HR Hereford
HS Scottish
HU Hull HX Halifax IG Ilford
IP Ipswitch IV Inverness JE Jersey KA Kilmarnock
KT Kingston KW Orkney KY Kircaldy LA Lancaster
LD Llandrindod LE Leicester LL Llandudno LN Lincoln
LP Liverpool LS Leeds LU Luton ME Medway
MK Milton ML Motherwell MR Manchester NE Newcastle
NG Nottingham NL London
NN Northampton NP Newport
NR Norwich NW London
OL Oldham OX Oxford
PA Paisley PE Peterborough PH Perth PL Plymouth
PO Portsmouth PR Preston RG Reading RH Redhill
RM Romford SA Swansea SD Sheffield SE London
SG Stevenage SK Stockport SL Slough SM Sutton
SN Swindon SO Southampton SP Salisbury SR Sunderland
SS Southend
on sea
ST Stoke
on Trent
SW London
SY Shrewsbury
TA Taunton TD Tweed TF Telford TN Tonbridge
TQ Torquay TR Truro TS Teeside TW Twickenham
UB Uxbridge WA Warrington WC London
WD Watford
WF Wakefield WL London
WN Wigan WR Worcester
WS Walsall WV Wolverhampton YO York ZE Shetland

[ General Rules for RSGB HF Contests ]
These rules apply to all RSGB HF Contests,
except where superseded by the specific Contest Rules.

This contest directly supported by:
Super Duper
by EI5DI
Go to SM3CER Contest Service Software Page

Please send corrections/changes/new rules/results to:
Jan-Eric Rehn - SM3CER

Copyright © 1997-1999 Jan-Eric Rehn - SM3CER
This page was created March 31 1997
Most recent revision April 11 1999
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