Our Meetings


1st Wednesdays of the month
Formal Nights for talks, demonstrations, lively discussions and activities: 7:30pm at the Rutland Hotel, 452 Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2PY.

2nd,3rd & 4th Wednesdays
are our friendly "Cheers n Beers" gatherings in the public bar at the Rutland Hotel, 452 Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2PY.

5th Wednesdays in a month
Check out our events and Member's Hub on Facebook, as we either go out for meals and socials, or we do portable evenings.

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ANNUAL PORTABLE EVENING AUGUST 2021

ANNUAL PORTABLE EVENING

WED 4TH AUGUST (7PM TO 8.30PM BST) :

(OPEN TO MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS)

** SUBJECT TO COVID RESTRICTIONS AND WEATHER CONDITIONS**

Location: Individual locations to be chosen by the participants
Operators: Single Operator only (couples may enter a log each by sharing the time allowed)
Equipment: HF and/or VHF mobile or portable transceiver and matching antennas
Categories: (1) HF 100W maximum.
(2) HF 10W Maximum
(3) VHF 100W maximum
(4) VHF10W Maximum
HF is defined as 1.8 to 30MHz. VHF is 50MHz and up
Antennas: Any portable or mobile type.
Modes: Any mode allowed, including digital (FT8, PSK, etc)
Logs submission: Any format (paper, electronic, etc) provided the following information is recorded:
DATE
TIME GMT
FREQUENCY or BAND
CALLSIGN WORKED
REPORT RS(T) SENT
REPORT (RS(T) RECEIVED)
LOCATION OF STATION WORKED (Town, city or QRA LOCator).

FT8 reports may be in WSJT format rather than RST
The log should also state the entrants location(s) either by QRA Locator or Six digit National Grid reference

Send your logs to: sdws(at)g3pho(dot)org(dot)uk OR post to Peter Day G3PHO’s address as shown on QRZ.com
Deadline for log submission: Midnight Wednesday 11th August.

Awards: Achievement certificates in PDF format for the best DX on each band shown in the total entries. The definition of HF DX is based on the country’s rarity value rather than distance. On VHF DX is determined by the distance worked. The judge’s decision is final!

Results will be announced here on this website and on the SDWS public facebook page at www.facebook.com/sheffieldwireless



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