Events

October xx Rig aerials for Peter ZL4LV at his QTH.   Sat am, Date TBA over 690
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 Oct 31st.
November 25th Sat 1400 Hrs: The Official Club Afternoon Tea
Members and Old Timers Annual Bun Fight at the Clubhouse
CONTESTS
All 2018 The ARRL International Grid Chase runs during all of 2018.
October 6: ZL Microwave Contest
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
DX-PEDITIONS (from ARRL DX Bulletin)
SAMOA, 5W Stan, LZ1GC is QRV as 5W0GC from Upolu Island, IOTA
OC-097, until October 14.  Activity is on the HF bands, with a focus
on 160 and 80 meters, using CW, SSB and RTTY.  QSL via LoTW.
RWANDA, 9X Members of the Italian DX Team are QRV as 9X0T untilOctober 10.  Activity is on all HF bands using CW, SSB and RTTY. They are also QRV as 9X0Y using FT8 only in DXpedition mode on 40 to10 meters.  QSL via I2YSB.
NAURU, C2 Lance, W7GJ is QRV as C21GJ until October 14.  Activity is on 6 meters with a focus on EME, but will also use CW, SSB & FT8.  QSL direct to home call.
PHILIPPINES, DU PHILIPPINES, DU.  Brian, AI6US is QRV as DU7/AI6US from Negros Island, IOTA OC-129, until October 21.  Activity is on 80 to 10 meters.  QSL direct to home call.
CHRISTMAS ISLAND, VK9 A group of operators will be QRV as VK9XT from September 29 to October 6.  Activity will be on 160 to 10 meters using CW, SSB and various digital modes.  QSL direct to N4GNR
VIET NAM, XV Operator WA7WJR will be QRV as XV9WJR from October 3 to 27 from Con Son Island, IOTA AS-130, and Phu Quoc Island, IOTA AS-128.  Activity will be on 40, 20 and 15 meters using primarily CW with some SSB and PSK31.  QSL to home call.