Events

EVENTS
November 10:  Lawrence Rally
 Otago Sports Car club invites AREC to assist with Communications and Timing for this annual Event. Please note the Rally Safe training on Wed Oct 31st.
November 25th Sat 1400 Hrs: The Official Club Afternoon Tea. The Great Annual Bun Fight at the Clubhouse for Old Timers, families and friends of Amateur Radio
CONTESTS
December 1, 2: ZL National VHF FD Contest: All Bands 6 metres and up  Sat 1700-2300, Sun 0700-1300.  ZL4AA will operate from Mt Cargill
January 12, 13 VK: WIA VHF FD Contest. Rules at www.wia.org.au
DX-PEDITIONS (from ARRL DX Bulletin)
SRI LANKA, 4S. Alex, UT5UY and Roman, UR0MC will be QRV as 4S7AYG from October 22 to 31.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL via M0URX.
BOTSWANA, A2. Andre, NJ0F is QRV as A25A until November 5.  This includes an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest.  QSL direct to home call.
 MOZAMBIQUE, C9. Johannes, PA5X is QRV as C93PA from Beira and is here for the next few months.  Activity is on various HF bands using SSB, JT65, WSPR and FT8.  QSL to home call.
IRELAND, EI. Oliver, ON4EI will be QRV as EI8GQB from October 21 to November 1 from a caravan using mainly green energy.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters.  He will be QRV as EI1A in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest.  QSL via PA3249.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA, P2.   Roly, ZL1BQD is QRV as P29RR until November 6.  Activity is mainly on 40 and 20 meters using CW, JT9, JT65 and FT8.  QSL to home call.
SEYCHELLES, S7. Kasimir, DL2SBY is QRV as S79KB from Mahe, IOTA AF-024, until November 1.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters using CW  and SSB with a focus on RTTY.  QSL direct to home call.
TUVALU, T2.   Tony, 3D2AG will be QRV as T2AR from Funafuti, IOTA OC-015, from October 21 to 28.  Activity will be on the HF bands, as well as 6 and 2 meters, using CW, SSB, RTTY, JT65 and FT8.  QSL to home call.
COCOS (KEELING) ISLAND, VK9C.   Keith, GM4YXI and Chris, GM3WOJ will be QRV as VK9CZ from October 24 to November 7.  Activity will be on the HF bands with two stations.  This includes being an entry in the upcoming CQ World Wide DX SSB contest.  QSL via N3SL.