HamSatSA ZS QO-100 QSO Party – 2024


This is a fun activity to promote contacts between radio amateurs from South Africa and the
world using the QO-100 satellite. The goal for stations from ZS is to make contacts to as many different countries as possible.

All information also available in SARL 2024 Context Manual

Date and Time

From 13:00 to 15:00 UTC on Sunday 11 February 2024


RS and Grid Locator


SSB: 10 489.650 to 10 489.850

Note: This has been updated to 10489.870 – 10489.990 MHz to fall in line with the contest section of the QO-100 bandplan.


ZS Stations – 1 point
DX Stations – 2 points

Bonus Points

+2 Points for every unique country worked
+2 Bonus points for the longest distance between two stations


You can download the logsheet to use during the competition here. Please submit by 21:59 UTC on Thursday 15 February 2023. Submission details available in the logsheet.


A certificate will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the competition. Certificates of
participation will be given to each contestant with more than 5 logs.