12 Apr 2020, 02:00 – 01:54
CQ World Scout Contest – HF Easter Sunday, Easter Monday (VK3 time)
The CQWS – CQ World Scouts Contest is an annual activity, promoted by the Scouts of Brazil – UEB and recognized by the World Organization of the Scout Movement – WOSM. The main purpose of this activity is to promote the practice of Radio Scouting among members of the Scout Movement, with the help of Ham Radio Clubs, Associations and experienced operators, promoting Scouting and preparing our young people and adults to the skillful use of their stations, support to Scout activities and civil defense. CQWS is a gateway to the world of contesting and a challenge to all participants to contact as many amateurs and prefixes as possible during the contest period.
The contest this year is starts 11 April 1600 UTC and finishes 24 hours
For our time zone it starts 2:00 am Easter Sunday and finishes 2:00 am
- Scouts may hear any of the 5 types of stations participating;
● WS: For World Scout Movement Organization stations (HB9S, 9M4WSB,
Gilwell Park, Brownsea Island and WJJT);
● CE: Scout Stations, registered in the name of Groups, Units,
Districts, Regions, and National Scout Associations;
● CH: LABRE stations, IARU-recognized National Amateur Radio Leagues or
● RE: Scout Amateur Radio or Ham Scout;
● RA: For non Scout Amateur Radio stations.
Join in the fun – Put your amateur radio station on air from your Easter Camp or hall.
CQWS – CQ World Scouts Contest HF is always in the 2nd full weekend of April, from 1600 UTC (1300 PY) on Saturday until 1600 UTC (1300 PY) on Sunday. Count down to event
What time is this in Melbourne?
See the full details: http://www.radioescotismo.com.br/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/CQWS-HF_Rules_English.pdf
More information contact your Scout Radio and Electronics Team
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