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 2023 Contest Manual
Date and Time
From 14:00 to 15:00 UTC on Sunday 12 February 2023
RS and Grid Locator
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
+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 16 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.