Sydney Amateur Radio Ferry Contest

Sunday March 10th, 2019

10:00am – 4:00pm local time

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Waverley Amateur Radio Society is proud to bring you the annual Sydney Amateur Radio  Ferry Contest which aims to bring amateurs together for a fun day on our world-famous harbour aboard its historic ferry service.

Make a note of the date

Sunday March 10th 2019  10:00 am – 4:00 pm local time (6 hours).

Ferry-buoy-logoThe object is to make as many contacts as possible from ferries or wharves. An Opal card will permit the entire day’s travel on any mode of public transport for only $2.60.

Operation is restricted to VHF and UHF bands, any mode, simplex or through repeater using hand-held transceivers.

The scoring system encourages operators to visit as many wharves and travel on as many ferries as possible in a six-hour period. Points are claimed per location/contact rather than distance and with no advantage for high power or digital modes, all classes of licensees including Foundation, can compete equally.

There are a number of awards for achieving  goals such as Worked All Ferries, as well as scoring the highest number of points.

Here is a downloadable Ferry contest log.
Download and print out this pdf to easily record contacts on the day.

Further details will be published here  closer to the time of the contest.

For more information, contact:

Laurie Gordon VK2GZ 0412 108 660
Rob Halliday VK2XRH
Tony Monger VK2KZ

2016 Contest Results

2017 Contest Results

2018 Contest Results

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